University of Tennessee

Harold Black

Department: Finance

Title: Professor Emeritus

Harold A. Black is emeritus professor of finance at the University of Tennessee. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Georgia, whose Terry College of Business has announced a named professorship in his honor. In addition, UGA is naming its new freshman dormitory for him and two others who integrated its freshman class in 1962. Black earned is Ph.D. from the Ohio State University. His faculty appointments include the University of Florida, Howard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was appointed by President Carter to serve on the first National Credit Union Administration Board. He has been a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve and at the Congressional Budget Office and has served as chairman of the Nashville branch of the Federal Reserve of Atlanta and on the boards of two of the nation’s largest financial institutions. His work has been published extensively in the leading journals in business and economics, and his consulting clients are among the country’s leading law firms and financial institutions.