Jim Stone


Visiting Assistant Professor in Economics and Management

Dr. James Stone is a native of Washington D.C. He earned his B.S. and Ed. D. degrees at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Master’s in School Administration at George Mason University.  Stone has held faculty positions at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Minnesota (Professor Emeritus) and Professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville (retired). Stone has served as director of the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) since 2002 which is now part of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). Dr. Stone has maintained an active program of research over the past thirty-five years.  He has been responsible for more than $40 million in external grants focusing primarily on the role of schools in linking youth and adults to the workplace. He was the lead researcher on the Math-in-CTE study of contextualizing math in occupational curricula and co-lead researcher on several studies of career pathways.  He has authored or co-authored more than 100 reports of research, journal articles, or books.  His most recent book is entitled, College and Career Ready in the 21st Century: Making High School Matter (Teacher’s College Press, 2012).  Twelve of his studies received awards for outstanding research.  More recently, Stone has written on high quality CTE and published in the American Educator Magazine and the Journal of School and Society. He served as the guest editor for the Peabody Journal of Education special issue on CTE. He has presented more than 350 papers, speeches and workshops including invited presentations in Belarus, China, England, Japan and Taiwan. Previously he served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Vocational Education Research and as Editor.


Ed.D Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Courses Taught

E/M-261 (Organizational Behavior)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
E/M-160 Intro to Management 4 2022/FA
E/M-261 Organizational Behavior 2 2017/SP and 2016/FA
E/M-365 Strategic Management 2 2017/SP and 2016/FA
E/M-344 ST:Labor Market Anlys 1 2017/SP
E/M-351 Globalizatn/Int'l Orgs 1 2016/FA
POL-351 Globalizatn/Int'l Orgs 1 2016/FA