Enjoys teaching at the Abbey due in part to academic freedom the institution affords and because the Abbey has an important mission to accomplish in this troubled world.
Empowering students to think critically about issues they may encounter in the business world.
WHEN NOT IN THE CLASSROOM, CAN OFTEN BE FOUND:
Researching and presenting on social capital, cultural capital and indigenous entrepreneurship. Also provides counseling, training, and job placement service to all American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native participants in the Lumbee Regional Development Association’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act Program.
“The extent to which one is able to leverage social capital depends largely upon one’s cultural capital.”
Hunt, T. A., & Bratton, D. (2016). Preparation to be a Business Owner: An Exploratory Qualitative Inquiry of the Lived Experiences of Native American Business Owners. Paper presented at the 2016 Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) International Business Conference, Arlington, VA.
Presented in Defense of Dissertation titled “Native Americans’ Access to and Use of Cultural Capital within their Tribal Communities: An Exploratory Qualitative Inquiry” to Dissertation Committee via Phone Conference on April 17, 2015
Presented Masters’ Thesis titled “The North Carolina Education Lottery and Its Effect upon the North Carolina Economy” to students and faculty at the Strayer University Campus in Charlotte, NC, March 2008