Dr. Gerald Baumgardner

Associate Professor, Business Administration/Management

  • gbaumgar@pct.edu
  • 570.320.2400 ext. 7117
  • ATHS, Rm.E202
Dr. Gerald Baumgardner


  • D.Ed. Business & Economics, George Mason University
  • M.Ed. Training & Development, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.B.A. Shippensburg University
  • B.B.A. Economics, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Professional Certificate - Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Stanford University
  • Innovation Engineering Black Belt, Eureka Ranch

Academic Experience

  • Over 32 years of teaching experience in higher education including Penn College, Susquehanna University, Penn State University, New York University, Dickinson College, Washington College, Gettysburg College, Bloomsburg University, and Lebanon Valley College
  • Advisor: Alpha Chi Honor Society
  • Author and presenter of many papers in economics and distance education
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Pennsylvania Economic Review

Work Experience

  • President, Pennsylvania Economic Association
  • Author: Principles of Management Online, Implementing the Internet Into Higher Education and Strategies for Effective Online Education
  • Recent work experience: Specialized Consulting Associates LLC, C & N Investors LLC, and Juniata Investors Group
  • Recent projects with: Central Pennsylvania Dock and Door, McGraw-Hill, Canadian Ministry of Education
  • Grant work through American Economic Association and National Science Foundation