Dr James Chase

Adjunct Professor of Economics

Dr. James L. Chase
Email: jchase@.valencia.edu

Phone at home: 407-542-1126
Office Location Home

Office Hours: By appointment before or after class.

Background Sketch:

Military Background

• 24 years USAF Missile Systems Analyst, Air Special Operations. Ret. Lt. Colonel

Korean War Veteran
Viet Nam Veteran
Seven and a half years in Research and Development
Two years Combat Test Officer
One year as Training Officer
4 years as Director of Logistics, Middle East

4 Purple Hearts and the Silver Star

European background:

• 4 years Production Ops Manager, H.T. Pharmaceuticals, UK;
• V.P. Marketing Operations UK, Jacob Gerhardt Wineries, Germany.
• Histon Grammar School for Boys, Histon, Cambridge, UK,
• Adjunct faculty at London School of Economics, U. of London.

Teaching Experience:

• 35 years teaching/administrative experience at colleges and universities, including:

Texas A&M,
University of Nebraska,
Arkansas State University,
Florida Southern College
North Arkansas Community College,
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Berry University, Orlando
Troy University, Alabama
Valencia Community College
University of Central Florida,
Florida Community College Jacksonville (FCCJ),

• In post-graduate work, I have over 100 hours of economics and finance study.

• I received my PhD Economics from the University of Minnesota.

• My concentration was International Trade & Finance.

• In addition, I hold 4 Bachelors Degrees –

• Economics
• Social Economic History
• Geography
• Aerospace Engineering

• 2 Masters Degrees –

• Economics
• Education Administration

I have a tremendous love of knowledge. Perhaps I can transfer some of that love of knowledge to you. My colleagues call me Dr. C.


East Campus
Bldg 8


By appointment before or after class