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London, Jim, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus


Ph.D. in Applied Economics, Clemson University (1979); M.A. in Economics, University of South Carolina (1974); B.S. in Business Economics, University of South Carolina (1971)

Jim London is Professor Emeritus of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities and a Fellow of the Strom Thurmond Institute at Clemson University. He received a Ph.D. in Applied Economics in 1979 from Clemson University and has taught at both the College of Charleston and Clemson. He has also been a visiting professor in Australia at both Griffith University and the Western Australia of Mines. Dr. London specializes in natural resource and economic development planning and policy. His research topics have focused on coastal erosion, water resources, economic development, infrastructure, transportation, sustainable development, climate change and comprehensive planning. He also has served as a consultant to international entities as well as public and private entities in the U.S. In addition to his academic work, he currently serves on Pickens County Council.