Swain Center

Swain Center at UNCW - Contact Information


Computer Information Systems Building, Suite 1004
601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403

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Swain Center Team

Dr. Laura Lunsford
CIS Building 1004

Dr. Laura Lunsford

Laura has spent the last eight years at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she was an Associate Professor in psychology. She taught classes on the psychology of leadership and the psychology of happiness, and she is a frequent consultant and speaker nationally and internationally on optimal relationships and leadership development. She was Duke University's Fuqua School of Business first alumni relations director and went on to found the Park Scholarships at NC State, where she was its first, full-time director. She received her BA and PhD in psychology from NC State and her MS from the UNC-Greensboro.

Regional Economist
Dr. Adam Jones
CIS Building 1004-C

Dr. Adam Jones

Dr. Jones has been Assistant Professor of Economics at CSB since 2010, after obtaining his PhD from the University of Georgia. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Jones worked with the Newton County Chamber of Commerce in Covington, GA. He has published in the Economic Development Quarterly, the Atlantic Economic Journal, and the Journal of Economics and Finance. He plans to continue his local public finance and regional economics research at UNCW with a focus on North Carolina issues and tax-base development.

Business Services Coordinator
Jennifer Schacher
CIS Building 1004

Jennifer Schacher Jennifer Schacher, formerly a graduate of the Cameron School of Business with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and the equivalent of a master's degree in Accounting, will celebrate her ten-year anniversary with UNCW July of 2016.