By: Dr. Derrick Boone

Dr. Boone is a member of the American Marketing Association, the Association for Consumer Research, the Society for ConsumerPsychology, and the National Black MBA Association. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Boone worked in sales and marketing for Merck Pharmaceutical Company, and served in the United States Navy where he holds the rank of Captain (Ret.).

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By: Professor Henry M. Levin

Henry M. Levin is the William Heard Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and Director of the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education, a nonpartisan entity . He is also the David Jacks Professor Emeritus of Higher
Education and Economics at Stanford University where he served from 1968-99 after working as an economist at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. He is a specialist in the economics of education and human resources and has published 16 books and almost 300 articles on these and related subjects. He has been a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences and at the Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Tel Aviv, a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Beijing University, and a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation. He has served in Fulbright Professorships at the University of Barcelona, Autonoma, and at the Universidad Metropolitana de Mexico, and as Wei Lun Visiting Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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