Dr. Glenna Dod Meyer, D. Abbott Turner Professor of Free Enterprise, joined the Wesleyan College faculty in 1983.  Dr. Meyer's degrees are from Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Southern Mississippi.  Prior to joining the Wesleyan faculty, she taught in New York, Kentucky, Texas, and Mississippi.  International teaching appointments include Sofia University, Bulgaria, and Peking University, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China.

As a former Fulbright professor to Eastern Europe and Fulbright-Hayes Scholar to Southeast Asia, she has concentrated her research on entrepreneurship and small business in the U.S., Bulgaria, and the People’s Republic of China. 

She has done staff development workshops for East Texas State University and the University of Southern Mississippi, as well as seminars for Leadership Macon for many years.   For the past two decades, she taught yearly seminars in Bulgaria to high school economics teachers about the free market economics and small business entrepreneurs about the competitive environment in the United States.

Her current research deals with “How Small Businesses Can Compete with the Big Box Stores.” 

Twice she has received the prestigious Ann Munck "Excellence in Teaching" Award at Wesleyan College where she instructs in both the graduate and undergraduate programs.

Outside activities include being Chair, Mount de Sales Academy, and Member of the Executive Board of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce.

She is married to J. Patrick Meyer, Jr., a tax attorney with Hall, Bloch, Garland & Meyer, LLP in Macon and has two grown sons:  Daniel, a computer animator in Los Angeles, California, and David, a business consultant for Augusta Medical Systems.

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