Adjunct Professor of Law
Professor of Management, Wake Forest University School of Business
Frederick H.deB. Harris (Rick) is the John B. McKinnon Professor of Management, Economics and Finance at the Schools of Business, Wake Forest University. His specialties are pricing tactics and capacity planning in product markets as well as price discovery in financial markets. He has taught integrative managerial economics Core courses and elective finance and economics B.A., B.S., M.S., M.A., M.B.A., and Ph.D. courses at Wake Forest, the University of Texas, William and Mary, the University of Virginia and at several universities in France, Germany, and Australia.
Professor Harris has won two school-wide Educator of the Year awards and two Researcher of the Year awards. Other recognitions include Outstanding Faculty (Inc., 1998 and 2001), Outstanding Faculty (Business Week's Guide to the Best Business Schools, 1997-2004), Board of Associate Editors (Journal of Industrial Economics, 1988-2003), and the Runner-up Prize (European Corporate Governance Institute, 2007). Numerous publications have appeared in the leading journals in Economics, Finance, Operations and Marketing such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Markets, and the Journal of Operations Management. He also writes with practitioners in the INFORMS's Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, in the AMA's Marketing Management, and in the Journal of Trading from Institutional Investor Inc. Overall, he has published 46 articles and a textbook, Managerial Economics: Applications, Strategy, and Tactics, 12th ed., South-Western/Cengage Learning, 672 pp.
Professor Harris holds a 1981 Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and earned a Dartmouth College B.A. with distinction in Economics.