William B. Levernier


  • Ph.D. (Economics), West Virginia University
  • MA (Economics), University of Tennessee
  • BBA (Economics), Gonzaga University

Areas of Specialization

  • Sports Economics
  • Poverty
  • Income Inequality


William Levernier is a professor of economics. He earned his Ph.D. in economics at West Virginia University, his MA in economics at the University of Tennessee, and his BBA in economics at Gonzaga University. He joined the faculty of Georgia Southern in 1989.

His research mostly focuses on poverty, income inequality, and rural economic issues. His research has been published in The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, The Atlantic Economic Journal, Contemporary Economic Policy, The Journal of Regional Science, The Journal of Urban Economics, Public Choice, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, The Review of Regional Studies, Social Science Quarterly, The Southern Economic Journal, and Urban Studies. Professor Levernier has also authored a chapter in The Economics of Inequality, Poverty, and Discrimination in the 21st Century: Volume 1 – Causes (edited by Robert Rycroft)He serves on the editorial boards of The Review of Regional Studies and The International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education and, previously, served on the editorial board of The Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 3324
Phone: 912-478-5227


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 11/14/2018

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