Harold R. Williams (Emeritus), Professor of Economics and International Business, received his M.A. in Economics from Penn State University, Ph.D. in Economics from Nebraska and did post-doctorate work at Harvard University. He teaches, conducts research, and consults in international trade, international finance, international business, and government policy. Dr. Williams has written and co-authored over 60 articles and books and given over 125 professional speeches throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. His publications, interviews, and lectures have covered such topics as U.S. trade policy with Japan, China, and the four tigers; inflation and unemployment; foreign exchange rates; the European Community; NAFTA; international investment; Reaganomics; the international competition position of the U.S.; and GATT. Dr. Williams has received the Distinguished Teaching Award from Kent State University's Alumni Association and the EMBA Most -Valued-Professor award. He was appointed by Ohio Governor Richard F. Celeste to serve on the Ohio Trade Council, and is on the Experts List of the United Nations.