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M. Neil Browne, Ph.D., J.D.

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M. Neil Browne, Ph.D., J.D.

Position: Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus
Phone: (419) 372-8060
Email: nbrown2@bgsu.edu
Address: 306 Business Administration

Bio

EDUCATION

J.D., University of Toledo, 1981

Ph.D., University of Texas, 1969

B.A., University of Houston, 1965

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Senior Lecturer, Research Associate and Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus of Economics, Bowling Green State University, 2007-present

Professor of Economics, Bowling Green State University, 1976-2007

Director of IMPACT, An Honors Learning Community, BGSU, 2001-present

Director of The Little College in the University Division of General Education, Bowling Green State University, 1973-78

Associate Professor of Economics, Bowling Green State University, 1971-76

Assistant Professor of Economics, Bowling Green State University, 1968-71

Instructor of Economics, University of Texas, 1967-68

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

The Legal Environment of Business: A Critical Thinking Approach, Prentice Hall, 2012, 7th edition.

 

Essentials of Business Law, McGraw Hill, 2012, 2nd edition.

 

Asking the Right Questions: an Informal Guide to Critical Thinking, Prentice-Hall, 2012, 10th edition. (Korean translation, 1999) (Ukrainian translation, 2000) (Taiwanese translation, 2004) (Chinese translation, 2006) (Arabic translation, 2009)

 

Dynamic Business Law: Summarized Cases, McGraw Hill, 2012.

 

Dynamic Business Law, McGraw Hill, 2011, 2nd edition  Asking the Right Questions with Readings: A Guide to Critical Thinking, Prentice Hall, 2011

 

Fundamentals of Business Law, McGraw-Hill, 2010.

 

Business Law Roundtable, McGraw-Hill, 2009.

 

Dynamic Business Law, McGraw-Hill, 2009.

 

Asking the Right Questions: Analytical Readings, Prentice Hall, 2009.

 

“The Impact of Market Ideology on Transnational Contract Law,” Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review, Spring 2008.

 

“The Rare but Promising Involvement of Faculty in Residence Hall Programming,” College Student Journal, Spring 2008.

 

“The Purported Rigidity of an Attorney’s Personality: Can Legal Ethics Be Acquired? Journal of the Legal Profession (Spring, 2006).

 

“The Shared Assumptions of the Jury System and the Market System, St. Louis University Law Review (Spring, 2006).

 

The Lamentable Absence of Power in Economics, in Heterodox Economics, University of Michigan Press, 2005.

 

The Unnecessary Tension between Learning Communities and Intellectual Growth, College Student Journal (Spring, 2005).

 

Universalistic Moral Principles and the Law: Is Child Labor Always Wrong? Houston International Law Journal, Spring, 2004.

 

Practical Business Ethics for the Busy Manager, Prentice Hall, 2004.

 

Asking the Right Questions about the Legal Environment of Business, Prentice Hall, 2003.

 

Contemporary Business Law: A Global Approach, Lakeshore Publications, 2003.

 

Critical Thinking and the Internet, Prentice Hall, 2003, 2nd edition (a series in volumes)

  1. Evaluating Online Resources in Anthropology
  2. Evaluating Online Resources in Art
  3. Evaluating Online Resources in English
  4. Evaluating Online Resources in History
  5. Evaluating Online Resources in Music
  6. Evaluating Online Resources in Philosophy
  7. Evaluating Online Resources in Political Science
  8. Evaluating Online Resources in Philosophy
  9. Evaluating Online Resources in Religion
  10. Evaluating Online Resources in Sociology

 

The Legal Environment of Business: A Critical Thinking Approach, Prentice-Hall, 2003, 3rd edition, co-authored.

 

“Amending the Endangered Species Act” Fordham Environmental Law Journal (Spring, 2003).

 

Social Interaction and Critical Thinking, Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines, December, 2003.

 

Nurturing the Relational Promise of Critical Thinking, Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines, December, 2003.

 

Friendship and Business Relationships, in Trust and Business, Barriers and Bridges, edited by Yin Jizuo and George Enderle, Social Academic Institute Press, Shanghai, 2003.

 

Many Paths to Justice: The Glass Ceiling, the Looking Glass, and Strategies for Getting to the Other Side, Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal, 9December, 2003).

 

Business Law, Business Ethics, and the Market: The Unfortunate Role of a Potential Reification Fallacy in the Legal Study of Business, Southern Law Journal (May, 2003).