James L. Doti

President Emeritus

Member of: FEE Faculty Network

James Doti earned his B.S. degree in economics from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and his A.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. He has been president of Chapman University since 1991 and holds the Donald Bren Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics. 

Dr. Doti joined the Chapman faculty in 1974. In 1978, he founded the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research to encourage faculty and students to engage in economic and business research of high quality and to disseminate the results of this research to the business community. Under his leadership, the Anderson Center became nationally recognized, with its economic forecast and other research results cited in Business Week, The Christian Science Monitor, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine and USA Today.

Dr. Doti’s articles have appeared in academic journals as well as periodicals such as The Wall Street…

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