Dr. Anthony Negbenebor

Professor of Economics and International Business
Assistant Vice President for Business Dev. and Partnerships


  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University


Dr. Anthony Negbenebor, is Assistant Vice President for Business Dev. and Partnerships, Dean Emeritus and Dover Chair of Business at the Godbold College of Business, Gardner-Webb University. He is also Professor of Economics and International Business, and Sam Walton Fellow and adviser to World Trade Club (WTC). Anthony received his Ph.D. from Mississippi State University. He completed summer studies on International relations at Universite De Paris (1), (Pantheon-Sorbonne) in Paris, France, and advance studies on Economic Development for Developing Nations at the London School of Economics, London, England.

Anthony is the current past President of ACBSP and Chair of Accreditation Governance Board. He has held several positions as Chair of the ACBSP Baccalaureate Board of Commissioners, Chair of ACBSP Marketing Committee, member of the ACBSP Board of Directors and is the ACBSP champion for Gardner-Webb, where he led the accreditation efforts for the Godbold College of Business. He also served as President of ACBSP Region 3 and as an evaluator and mentor to several schools both domestically and internationally. He has served in many regional and national ACBSP sub-committees. Anthony has also attended several ACBSP evaluation training and state and national Baldrige training sessions.

He has published in leading journals and also authored several books both in his discipline and out of discipline. He is an international consultant and speaker.