Fulbright in Japan


Estate Planning

Fulbright in Moldova



Study Abroad




Dr. McCarty, Professor of Law, received a B.A. from DePauw University, a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and a Diploma from the University of Amsterdam’s Europa Institute. He taught Business Policy/Ethics, Estate Planning, International Business Law and the Legal Environment of Business. After Dr. McCarty retired from WMU, he received a Fulbright award to teach  Business Ethics & Social Responsibility in the Economics Department of the State University of Moldova. As a recent Adjunct Faculty member, he taught International Business Law. In 2004, as a Fulbright scholar Dr. McCarty taught in Tokyo’s Aoyama Gakuin University and conducted research in corporate governance.

Professor McCarty held three administrative positions including Interim Dean while at WMU. He has also been a co-director of three U.S. Department of Education grants. A member of the State Bar of Michigan and an inactive member of the Illinois Bar, he has practiced law in both Illinois (Chicago) and Michigan (Kalamazoo and Lansing).

Dr. McCarty volunteers as a legislative advocate for AARP and serves on the Board of the Friends of the Portage Senior Center and the International Business Group of West Michigan.

Resource Links

International Law

General Law

Instructional Pages

FCL 3720

LAW 3800

FCL 4840

BUS 6160