Dr. Davis Folsom

Dr Davis FolsomDavis Folsom, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics and Business administration

Office: 2nd floor Performing Arts Center

801 Carteret Street

Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 521-4166

Fax: 521-4192


Davis Folsom (Ph.D. University of Connecticut, 1979) is professor of economics and business administration. Dr. Folsom previously taught at USC Aiken and the College of Charleston before coming to USCB in 2000. He originally came to South Carolina as a Clemson University fisheries economist.

Dr. Folsom teaches traditional economics courses including microeconomics, macroeconomics and consumer economics. He also offers specialty courses including the Beaufort Economy: Past, Present and Future, and Current and Classic economics and Business books.

Dr. Folsom will be on sabbitical for the academic year 2009-2010.

Dr. Folsom is author of numerous books including:

Wine Cruising: A Guide to Wines Along the Canal du Midi in Southern France, with Kathy Folsom, 2006, Kalmia Publishing, link www.merwin.com/folsom/wine

Understanding American Business Jargon: A Dictionary, 2nd edition, Greenwood Press, 2005. Linkhttp://www.greenwood.com/catalog/GR3450.aspx

Encyclopedia of American Business, Facts-on-File Publishing, 2004. link


American Business Language: A Pocket Dictionary, Kalmia Publishing, 2000.

Link, http://americanbusinesslanguage.googlepages.com

NAFTA Law and Business, with Ralph Folsom, Kluwer International Publishing, 1999

Understanding American Business Jargon: A Dictionary, Greenwood Press, 1997.

Understanding NAFTA and its International Business Implications with Ralph Folsom, Matthew Bender/ R.D. Irwin Publishing 1996.

International Business Agreements in the People’s Republic of China with Ralph Folsom eds., Kluwer International Publishing, 1996.

He also writes teaching ancillaries for several textbook publishing companies.