Faculty Profile

Michael McPherson

Michael McPherson

Title
Vice Provost
Department
Student Success
College
University of North Texas
Professor
Economics
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Michigan State University, 1992.
Major: Economics
Dissertation Title: Growth and Survival of Small Southern African Firms
MA, Michigan State University, 1990.
Major: Economics
BA, University of Virginia, 1986.
Major: Economics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ECON 4951.723, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Fall 2016
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2015 SPOT
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2015 SPOT
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2015
ECON 1100.022, Principles of Microeconomics, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ECON 5900.723, Special Problems, Spring 2015
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2014
ECON 4630.002, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ECON 5900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2014
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2014
ECON 4900.723, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2014
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2014
ECON 1100.022, Principles of Microeconomics, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ECON 1100.020, Principles of Microeconomics, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ECON 1100.812, Principles of Microeconomics, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ECON 1100.891, Principles of Microeconomics, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ECON 5630.002, Research Methods, Fall 2013
ECON 4630.002, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ECON 4951.001, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Summer 5W2 2013
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2013 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2013
ECON 4600.001, Economic Development, Spring 2013 Syllabus
ECON 5700.001, Economic Development, Spring 2013
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2013 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2013
ECON 5630.002, Research Methods, Fall 2012
ECON 4630.002, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2012 Syllabus
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2012
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2012
ECON 4600.001, Economic Development, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ECON 5700.001, Economic Development, Spring 2012
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2012
ECON 1100.010, Principles of Microeconomics, Fall 2011 Syllabus
ECON 4630.002, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2011 Syllabus
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2011
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2011
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2010 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2010
ECON 4630.002, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2010 Syllabus
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2010
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2010
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2009 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2009
ECON 5630.002, Research Methods, Fall 2009
ECON 4630.002, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2009 Syllabus
ECON 5900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2009
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2009
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2009
ECON 4600.001, Economic Development, Spring 2009
ECON 5700.001, Economic Development, Spring 2009
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2009
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2009
ECON 5850.791, International Trade, Spring 2009
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2008
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2008
ECON 5630.002, Research Methods, Fall 2008
ECON 4630.002, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2008
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2008
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2008
ECON 4600.001, Economic Development, Spring 2008
ECON 5700.001, Economic Development, Spring 2008
ECON 5700.791, Economic Development, Spring 2008
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2008
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2008
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2007
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2007
ECON 5900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2007
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2007
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2007
ECON 4600.001, Economic Development, Spring 2007
ECON 5700.001, Economic Development, Spring 2007
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2007
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2007
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2006
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2006
ECON 5630.001, Research Methods, Fall 2006
ECON 4630.001, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2006
ECON 4630.001, Research Methods for Economists, Summer 5W1 2006
ECON 4900.723, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2006
ECON 4600.001, Economic Development, Spring 2006
ECON 5700.001, Economic Development, Spring 2006
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2006
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2006
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2005
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2005
ECON 4630.001, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2005
ECON 5900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2005
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2005
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W1 2005
ECON 5630.001, Research Methods, Summer 5W1 2005
ECON 4630.001, Research Methods for Economists, Summer 5W1 2005
ECON 4870.001, Introduction to Econometrics, Spring 2005
ECON 5640.001, Multivariate Regression Analysis, Spring 2005
ECON 5630.001, Research Methods, Spring 2005
ECON 4630.001, Research Methods for Economists, Spring 2005
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2004
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2004
ECON 5630.001, Research Methods, Fall 2004
ECON 4630.001, Research Methods for Economists, Fall 2004
ECON 5900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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out of 7
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students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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