James Tanoos, Ph.D., is a Clinical Associate Professor at Purdue Polytechnic Vincennes, and has worked in various roles in higher education for more than 17 years in Indianapolis, West Lafayette, Terre Haute, and Vincennes. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, his Master’s degree from Indiana University, and his Doctorate from Purdue University. Before he entered higher education, he worked as an intern for Volume Services, a supply-chain partner for the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis, MN (1998), in marketing/operations for Conseco in Carmel, IN (1999-2001), and as the department head for the Sen. Byrd Amendment (Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000) at US Customs and Border Protection in Indianapolis, IN (2001-2005).
Jim taught classes at Purdue in West Lafayette and Purdue Polytechnic Lafayette from 2004-2008. He was also an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, where he served as the faculty assembly president for two consecutive terms. He was an adjunct instructor for nine years at Indiana State University and taught graduate courses in each of the three higher education institutions in his hometown of Terre Haute IN: ISU, SMWC, and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He also has been an instructor in the Purdue Honors College, Purdue College of Education’s GERI (Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute) program, and Purdue Polytechnic’s ProSTAR/D-Tech graduate program. As a graduate of the Purdue Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment, and Research (CILMAR) advanced intercultural-pedagogy grant (IPG) cohort, Jim has led a Study Abroad to Europe since 2017 (pre-pandemic).
He has published articles in more than thirty-five international journals and has presented academic work at more than twenty-two international academic conferences on a range of disciplines including international economics, supply chain management, educational pedagogy, and industrial technology, including the invited keynote presentation at four international conferences. Jim participates in editorial review for several global academic journals and is a peer-reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission in Chicago, IL. He volunteers his time for a variety of local service clubs and enjoys coaching his sons’ sports teams. Jim’s other interests include college athletics, politics, and live music. He and his wife Tricia have three children: Michael, 17, Lucia, 13, and JJ, 8.
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submitted: Gauging Undergraduate Student Attitudes During a Short-Term Study Abroad Towards Upgrading or Downgrading Hotels to Facilitate Enhanced Travel Experiences
Tanoos, J. (2021). An Assessment of National Private-Industry Fossil-Fuel Workforce Metrics During the Enforcement Era of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. International Research Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 8(6), 1-14.
Tanoos, J. (2021). Rust Belt Industry and the Great Lakes Water Agreement Act (GLWQA): An assessment of their collaborative animosity. International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering Review, 2(4), 14-27.
Tanoos, J. (2021). Assessing Consumer Behavior Components of Likeability Among Undergraduate Students Using Technology in the Classroom. International Journal of Applied Science, 4(1), 1-10.
Tanoos, J. (2021). Technology-Induced Cognitive Reactions Among Undergraduate Students to Examine Consumer Behavior Tendencies. International Journal of Engineering Research, 9(1), 1-14.
Tanoos, J. (2020). Assessing the Pollution Efficiency Index Ratings of the Rust Belt Plaintiffs in the Recent Lawsuit Challenging the Clean Air Act Rollback. International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 68(2), 24-28.
Tanoos, J. (2020). Gauging Rust Belt Culpability in the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Using Data Related to Production Efficiencies During the Manufacturing Process. Global Journal of Engineering Science and Research Management, 7(4), 93-99.
Tanoos, J. (2020). Assessing the Impact of Accommodations on Mood and Future Travel Actions During A Short-Term Study Abroad Experience. International Journal of Education, 8(2), 86-97.
Tanoos, J. (2020). An Evaluation on the Marketability of Television Commercials Through Technology-Induced Cognitive Reactions. International Journal of Education Humanities and Social Sciences, 3(1), 161-173.
Tanoos, J. (2020). An Examination of Variations on Consumer Behavior Preferences Among Undergraduate Students by Gender Using Technology. International Research Journal of Mathematics, Engineering, and IT, 7(5), 1-14.
Tanoos, J. (2019). The Impact of Two Different Styles of Excursions During a Short-Term Undergraduate Study Abroad Experience- Global Journal of Human-Social Science: Sociology & Culture, 19(3a), 32-38.
Tanoos, J. (2019). Examining the Impact of Tour Guides on Student Immersions During a Short-Term Study Abroad Experience. Journal of Global Tourism Research, 4(2), 81-84.
Tanoos, J. (2019). Dissecting the Big Oil versus Cap-and-Trade Rivalry in California. International Research Journal of Advanced Engineering and Science, 4(2), 519-523.
Tanoos, J. (2019). The Environmental Records of American States with The Most Ardent Political Supporters During The 2016 US Presidential Election. Global Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology, 6(2), 9561-9565.
Tanoos, J. (2019). Rust Belt America: Coal Usage and Pollution Rates in the Leadup to Emissions Regulations. International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Management Research, 4(2), 46-60.
Tanoos, J. (2018). Air Pollution Accountability Records Around Recent Environmental Laws: Gauging post-legislation emissions rates of the major culprits. International Journal of Scientific and Technical Research in Engineering, 3(7), 9-19.
Tanoos, J. (2018). Rust Belt Steel Industry Trends in the Leadup to and Aftermath of the 2016 Presidential Election Campaign Season. International Journal of Advanced Research in Management, Engineering and Technology, 3(2), 916-925.
Tanoos, J. (2018). Unintended Consequences of California’s Cap-And-Trade? An examination of industrial electricity productivity since California enacted Assembly Bill 32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act. European Journal of Engineering Research and Science, 3(8), 30-34.
Tanoos, J. (2017). An Evaluation of New United States Free Trade Agreements to Promote Export-led Domestic Manufacturing Growth in an Era of Anti-Free Trade Political Factions. International Educational Applied Scientific Research Journal, 2(4), 36-43.
Tanoos, J. (2017). East Asian Trade Cooperation versus US and EU Protectionist Trends and their Association to Chinese Steel Export. Asian Journal of Economics and Empirical Research, 4(1), 1-7.
Tanoos, J. (2016). Domestic Manufacturing Trends within Developing Nations Following WTO Accession. Journal of The International Association of Advanced Technology and Science, 1(2), 1-11.
Tanoos, J. (2015). Statistics on Consumer Durables Manufactured. International Journal of Management and Economics Invention, 1(1), 34-55.
Tanoos, J. (2015). Manufacturing-Based Multinational Corporation Adherence to the Duality Management Structure. International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research., 3(1), 34-38.
Tanoos, J. (2015). Economic Shifts in Industrial IFDI during the Great Recession. Global Journal of Commerce & Management Perspective, 4(1),1-5.
Tanoos, J. (2014). Post-Cold War State Industrialization as a Means of Economic Growth in East Asia versus Eastern Europe. European Scientific Journal- Special Edition: September Volume 1, 444-456.
Tanoos, J. (2013). United States Inward Foreign Direct Investment: Which country pays American industrial workers the most? European Journal of Management Sciences, 1(1), 21-29.
Tanoos, J. (2013). The Evolution of Organizational Leadership Profiles: Age, Tenure, and Gender of High-Earning Multinational Corporation CEOs in Japan versus America. International Leadership Journal, 5(1), 88-107.
Tanoos, J. (2012). Who’s Polluting the Hoosier Air? An Examination of International versus Domestic Industry Operating in Indiana. International Journal of Management Sciences, 1(9), 41-60.
Tanoos, J. (2012). Industry-Based Foreign Direct Investment Around State Gubernatorial Elections: Evidence from The United States. Global Journal of Business Research, 6(5), 1-19.
Tanoos, J. (2012). Human Resource Management Leadership Succession in Multinationals: Are Japanese CEOs still more likely to be hired from within company ranks than US CEOs? International Journal of Human Resource Studies, 2(3), 128-138.
Tanoos, J. (2012). Rust Belt Politics: The national NAFTA debate during recent US presidential election cycles. Review of European Applied Socio-Economic Research, 3(1), 184-194.
Tanoos, J. (2012). A Consideration of the Unpredictable Determinants of American State Government IFDI Solicitation. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2(11), 71-80.
Tanoos, J. (2012). Multinational Corporation Adherence to the Duality Management Structure in Japan versus the United States. Asian Journal of Business and Management Sciences, 2(3), 43-49.
Tanoos, J., & Ncube, L. (2011). An Examination of Economic Trends in Northern versus Southern US Industry. International Journal of Economics and Research, 2(4), 129-137.
Tanoos, J. J. (2011). Examination of Gubernatorial Tenure and Continuity in State Leadership as a Determinant of International Industry Investment in the United States. (Purdue University). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Tanoos, J. (2010). The State of Hoosier Manufacturing. Indiana Journal of Political Science, 12(12), 58-67.
Tanoos, J. (2009). Manufacturing the Politics of American Industry. Business Intelligence Journal, 2(2), 369-387.
Tanoos, J. (2009). A Lawmaker's Guide to Autism and Funding. Journal of Education Policy, Spring Volume, 35-42.
Tanoos, J. (2008). The Origins of Computer-Generated Ad Placement in Televised Sports Broadcasts and its Relevant Impact to Future Network Telecasts. Journal of Global Business Issues, 2(14), 137-141.