Assistant Dean for MBA Programs and Clinical Associate Professor
- Area: Economics & Finance
- Phone: (757) 221-2064
- Email: [[Deborah.Hewitt]]
- Office: Miller Hall 3069
Deborah Allen Hewitt is the Assistant Dean for MBA Programs and Clinical Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Business Administration at the College of William & Mary. Dr. Hewitt holds her Ph.D. from Duke University, where she was a James B. Duke scholar. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Endowment of the College of William & Mary, from which she received her BA in economics with high honors. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Dr. Hewitt has taught international economics and finance at UCLA and Claremont Graduate School. She is also President of Rutledge Research, a private research firm specializing in economic research and market sector valuation. Dr. Hewitt has published numerous articles on the subjects of international trade and finance. She also co-authored the book RUST TO RICHES: The Coming of the Second Industrial Revolution (Harper & Row, 1989) with her partner, John Rutledge. Dr. Hewitt contributes articles to several business and investment publications including Standard & Poor's Credit Week and Bottom Line, as well as The Wall Street Journal and Barron's. She was a frequent panelist on Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser for five years.
Dr. Hewitt was previously President of Claremont Economics Institute, an economics consulting and forecasting firm. She was the Chairman of The Claremont Fund, a family of mutual funds, from 1984 to 1988. She has also worked as an international economist at the US Treasury.
Areas of Interest/Expertise
- Market Sector and company valuation
- International economics and financial management
- Macroeconomic influence on valuations
- "Live Case" method