Who is Paul Cleveland?

by Jun 6, 2012

Dr. Paul Cleveland is a Professor of Economics and Finance at Birmingham-Southern College. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University and began his career at SUNY-Geneseo in 1985. He spent one year as a Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Central Florida in Orlando before joining the faculty at BSC in 1990.

His principal academic research is focused on the study of free enterprise and political economy. In pursuing his studies, he reads extensively in the areas of philosophy, theology, and history, which are helpful in exploring the morality of free markets. Within this context, he is interested in examining the proper role of government in society and the problems created when it enacts policies beyond its appropriate boundaries.


He is the author of two books: Understanding the Modern Culture Wars and Unmasking the Sacred Lies. He is also co-author of two books: The Great Utopian Delusion with Clarence B. Carson and L. Dwayne Barney and the fourth edition of Basic Economics with Clarence B. Carson. In addition, his articles have been published in numerous places including the Journal of Private Enterprise, the Independent Review, the Journal of Markets & Morality, Religion and LibertyAreopagus Journal, Mises Daily Articlesand The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty.

Beyond his writing, Dr. Paul Cleveland travels extensively, lecturing on free enterprise in numerous places including universities in Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, Peru, China, and Taiwan. Finally, he serves as an adjunct scholar for the Alabama Policy Institute, as a part-time scholar for the Apologetics Resource Center, and as a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics.


Paul is married to Cathe and is the father of two adult children. He enjoys activities with his family and plays golf when time allows. He is a member of Briarwood Presbyterian Church where he serves as an adult Sunday School teacher.


Dr. Paul Cleveland
P.O. Box 19515
Birmingham, AL 35219

(205) 226-4821 Office
(205) 541-1414 Cell

Dr. Paul Cleveland’s page at BSC Website


Cathe Cleveland is a former homeschool mom. Her two adult children have graduated from Birmingham Southern College and she is now learning how to parent adults and live as an empty nester with her husband Paul. MS keeps her home most of the time where she works on learning how to build and design the Boundary Stone website and design the layout of their books for self-publishing.

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