Dr. James J. Ravelle received his B.A. from Villanova University; his J.D. from the University of South Carolina and his Doctor of Arts degree from Lehigh University. A well-known expert in the field of labor and employment law, his main areas of interest include human resources and employment law; the economic and sociology of organizations and all aspects of financial and business law. Courses that Dr. Ravelle normally teaches include Complex Organizations, Legal Sysems, Legal Environment of Business, Finance and Credit, Management and Organizational Theory. Dr. Ravelle is the author of over 15 articles and papers.