Boyce D. Watkins is an American[1] author, economist, political analyst, and social commentator. Formerly a member of the finance faculty,[2] and currently a Scholar in Residence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Syracuse University,[3][needs update?] he also is a Distinguished Scholar with the Barbara Jordan Institute for Policy Research, and was previously a Visiting Fellow at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and the Centre for European Economic Research (Mannheim, Germany).[4][5] Watkins is also a faculty affiliate with the College Sports Research Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[6] He has authored several financial advice books, including Financial Lovemaking 101: Merging Assets with your Partner in Ways that Feel GoodBlack American Money, as well as What if George Bush were a Black Man?; his work has also appeared in such publications as the Journal Of Small Business Management[7], and The Journal of Economics and Business.[8]