James Peta

Lecturer in Economics

Economics, Finance, and Insurance

Barney School of Business
860.768.4799 Auerbach Hall 412C
Education

MBA, University of Hartford

BS in Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Jim Peta is a part-time faculty member in the department of Economics specializing in quantitative methods. He has taught at the University of Hartford since 1973.

Peta has over 40 years as a business manager in the industrial sector of business. He has held positions as Vice President of Production for Pioneer Steel Ball, Manager of Manufacturing Operations for Thomson Precision Ball and most recently as a Senior Product Manager for Danaher.

He has served as a director for APICS and as board member for CBIA.

Selected Scholarship

Peta, Jim, (2010). "Ball Bearings Keep Rolling Along." Design World, Vol. 5, No. 11, 54-57.

Peta, Jim, (2010). "Selecting The Right Precision Ball Material for Aggressive Environments." Power Transmission Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 1, 28-31.