Center for Business Research


Woodard Hall, home of the College of Business, after being renovated, Jan. 26, 2016. (Photo by Norm Shafer).


The Center for The Center for Business Research (CBR) is part of the University of Mary Washington’s (UMW) College of Business. As a local source for economic and business research, the CBR was strategically created as a part of UMW’s College of Business to capitalize on access to highly regarded faculty and facilitate opportunities for student engagement. The CBR leverages the expertise of UMW faculty to conduct research on issues affecting all functional areas of business, as well as issues impacting the regional economy. Through internships and employment opportunities, the CBR provides hands-on learning opportunities for students to assist faculty in research projects affecting business and the regional economy.

UMW Center for Business Research Overview

This brochure details the purpose and capabilities of the CBR and showcases example projects. Please contact Dr. David Henderson, Director of the Center for Business Research, at for more information.