Madelyn Lockhart

Madelyn Lockhart, 1946

B.A., Denison University
M.A., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Citation awarded May, 1991

Madelyn Lockhart received her master’s in 1948 and doctorate in 1961 at the Ohio State University and began her academic career at the University of Florida in the college of business. She moved to the University of Tennessee in 1967 as professor, and returned to the University of Florida as professor of economics in 1970. In 1982, she was appointed associate dean of the graduate school, and dean in 1985.

A specialist in economic forecasting, Dr. Lockhart has traveled extensively throughout Africa in recent years researching collective decision-making in African countries.

In addition to her duties as dean of the graduate school, Dr. Lockhart serves as head of the Graduate Council and the Graduate Curriculum Committee and coordinates the graduate fellowship and apprenticeship program which involves approximately 2,000 graduate students each year. She has served as economic consultant to a variety of federal and state agencies and educational institutions. She has served on the national task force on population for the U.S. Bureau of the Census and on the national task force on revenue sharing for the U.S. Bureau of Economic Activity.

Dr. Lockhart is the author of more than 50 research publications and technical reports.