james k  page

James K. Page

Undergraduate Program Director, School of Business

Mandeville Hall, Room 23
203-576-6533

Dr. Page is an inspirational leader who has a keen passion for the enhancement of student engagement, growth, learning and development. He believes in helping to shape the academic growth and development of students from diverse backgrounds. He takes pride in being committed to the university’s mission.

In his research, Dr. Page focuses on issues of accounting education and financial literacy. In recent work, he has studied the Comparison of the Use of Digital Tools That Enhance Twenty-First-Century Skills and a Traditional Approach to Teaching Graduate Accounting. Currently, he is exploring diverse issues with financial literacy for college students with a focus on student debt.

Dr. Page is obtained an Executive Leadership and Strategic Management Certificate from Cornell University. He holds a Doctor of Education degree in Higher Education Leadership & Innovation from Wilmington University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Sacred Heart University. His undergraduate dual degree in Accounting and Computer Information Systems is from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT. Before pursuing his doctorate, Professor Page was an executive leader and Chief Operating Officer in Primary Education. Dr. Page has over 18 years of accounting and finance experience in the private, public and not-for-profit sector. He has contributed over 20 years of volunteer service to the Fairfield County Community and continues to do so.

In July 2015, Dr. Page joined the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business University of Bridgeport as an Adjunct Accounting Professor. In August 2015, he was hired as a Full-Time Visiting Professor and Undergraduate Academic Advisor. In February 2018, Dr. Page was appointed Undergraduate Program Director and Lead Academic Advisor in the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business University of Bridgeport.


Education:
Executive Leadership & Strategic Management Certificate, Cornell University
Doctor of Education, Higher Education Leadership & Innovation, Wilmington University
Master of Business Administration, Sacred Heart University
Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Computer Information Systems, Albertus Magnus College


Courses Taught:
Accounting I
Accounting II
Advanced Financial Management
Corporate Financial Management
Financial Accounting Software
Financial Derivatives and Risk Management
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
Internship Program
Introduction to Business/First-Year Seminar
Multinational Finance


Publications:
Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education Conference 2018. Lecture Style Presentation Proposal accepted discussing Utilizing Technology in the Traditional Classroom and/or the Online Environment to Create a Cohesive Atmosphere.

The Northeast Region of The National Council on Black Affairs 2018 Spring Conference. Lecture Style Presentation Proposal accepted discussing Setting High Expectations: Transitioning from Community Colleges to 4-Year Colleges and Universities.

Journal of Advanced Research in Business Management and Accounting: Expanding Your Traditional QuickBooks Course with Labyrinth Learning Digital Tools in an Online Environment: Faculty-led Course Redesign in an Undergraduate Accounting Discipline at a Private University. (2018)

Journal of African American Males in Education: Utilizing Technology in the Traditional Classroom and/or the Online Environment to Create a Cohesive Atmosphere: An African American Male Instructor Experience. (2018)

Journal of Advanced Research in Business Management and Accounting: Expanding Graduate Accounting with Online Tools. (2018)

Journal of Advanced Research in Business Management and Accounting: Exploring the Use of Digital Materials in Teaching Graduate Accounting. (2018)

Journal of African American Males in Education: Served as a reviewer for journal submission(s). (2018)

University of Bridgeport: Trefz School of Business in the News: Wallethub.com. Topic: “What is a Credit Score?” Provided financial expertise on the topic. (2017)

University of Bridgeport: Community College Pitch Competition. Served on the three-judge panel. (2017)

American Accounting Association (AAA): Served as a reviewer for journal submission(s) to the (2017) Northeast Region Meeting Financial Accounting and Reporting track. (2017)

American Accounting Association (AAA): Served as a reviewer for the following journal submission(s) for the Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section Midyear Colloquium. (2017)

2017 American Accounting Association (AAA) tenth annual conference on teaching and learning accounting. Presented during the GNP Workshop on behalf of Cambridge Business Publishing discussing the goals and opportunities in teaching the Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting course. (2017)

University of Bridgeport: Ernest C. Trefz School of Business Faculty Development Day Presenter: A Comparison of The Use of Digital Tools That Enhance Twenty-First Century Skills and a Traditional Approach for Teaching Graduate Accounting. (2017)

Doctor of Education at Wilmington University-Dissertation: A Comparison of The Use of Digital Tools That Enhance Twenty-First Century Skills and a Traditional Approach for Teaching Graduate Accounting. (2017)

University of Bridgeport: Ernest C. Trefz School of Business Undergraduate – Classroom Drive Presenter for Student Acceptance Day. (March 2017)