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Stanley Warren Black, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Black has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of higher education

Dr. Black served as a member of staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisors and was a special assistant to the under secretary of economics affairs for the U.S. Department of State.

    CHAPEL HILL, NC, January 26, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Stanley Warren Black, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Black celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Involved in academia for more than 30 years, Dr. Black taught at some of the most prestigious schools in the country. Upon earning a BA in Economics with honors at the University of North Carolina and an MA in Economics at Yale University, he began teaching as an economics instructor at his alma mater, Yale University, in New Haven, CT, in 1964. The following year, he completed a PhD at Yale University before heading to Princeton University in Trenton, NJ, until 1971. He also taught at Vanderbilt University for 11 years, was a Georges Lurcy professor at the University of North Carolina from 1983 to 2008, chairing the economics department from 1985 to 1990, was director of economic studies at the American Institute of Contemporary German Studies for several years in the mid to late 1990s, and was a visiting professor at both Yale University and for the board of governors with the Federal Reserve System.

In the field, Dr. Black served as a member of staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisors and was a special assistant to the under secretary of economics affairs for the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC. He also did consultant work for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington, DC, and Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, as well as for the U.S. Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, VA. Furthermore, Dr. Black was a visiting scholar for the International Monetary Fund and the International Monetary Fund Institute, was a guest scholar for Brookings Institute, and a Bundesbank visiting professor at Free University in Berlin, Germany.

The author of two books, "Floating Exchange Rates and National Economics Policy" in 1977, and "A Levite Among the Priests: E.M. Bernstein and the Origins of the International Monetary Fund" in 1991, Dr. Black contributed chapters to economics books by other authors, as well as articles to peer-reviewed journals. Notably, in 2015, he authored 'The Portfolio Theory of Exchange Rates Then and Now' in "The Review of International Economics."

A longtime member of the American Economic Association, the Econometric Society, the Council on Foreign Relations, member and former vice president of the Southern Economic Association, and member of his local Rotary Club, Cosmos Club, and Phi Beta Kappa, Dr. Black is also the president of his local community association, Little Switzerland, in North Carolina.

Recognized with a Foreign Affairs fellowship by the Council of Foreign Relations in New York City in the mid-1970s and a Fulbright distinguished lecturer by the Council of International Exchange of Scholars at the University of Siena, Italy, in 1988, Dr. Black has been highlighted in many editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in American Education, and Who's Who in the South and Southwest. Married for 52 years to his late wife Roberta Burr Callison, Dr. Black has two accomplished children, Stanley and Sarah. In his free time, he loves the outdoors and particularly enjoys hiking. He also loves to sing.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Stanley Warren Black, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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