Chris owns a management and marketing consulting firm, Triple M Productions, which he co-founded in 2002. He spent years working in the broadcasting industry and is the former Vice President of MGP Media, a unit of Merv Griffin Productions.
In the classroom, Chris focuses on creating a highly interactive environment for his students with exercises that stimulate critical thinking and a greater understanding of the course material. He believes strongly that the greatest lessons come from one's own attempt at complex problem solving.
One of his favorite quotes is from James Thurber: “I’d rather know some of the questions than all of the answers.”
He occasionally teaches business classes to medium and maximum security prisoners at the RI Adult Correctional Facility in Cranston RI. A.A. Community College of Rhode Island; B.A. Rhode Island College; M.B.A. University of Rhode Island
MBA, University of Rhode Island
BA, Rhode Island College
Ratcliffe, C., Not College Ready, The Impact of Non-Proficient Students on the Community College of RI Graduation Rate, .
Ratcliffe, C., Not College Ready/ Radio Interview-WPRO, Cumulus Media- WPRO Radio, 2014.
Ratcliffe, C., Not College Ready/ radio interview- WHJJ, Clear Channel Broadcasting. WHJJ Radio, 2014.
Ratcliffe, C., Tuesday Will Come. The Boston Marathon Bombing-A Survivor's Story, Amazon, 2014.
Ratcliffe, C., Discipline is Key to Saving RI Schools, Providence Journal, 2013.
Ratcliffe, C., Not College Ready, RI Monthly Magazine, 2013.
, .,Ratcliffe, C., Overwhelming Majority of CCRI Students Not College Ready., Go Local Prov, 2012.
Ratcliffe, C., Charter Schools for RI's Non-Proficient, Providence Journal, 2012.
Ratcliffe, C., The Art of Women's Equality, Providence Sunday Journal, 2017.
Distinguished Faculty Award-Bryant Graduate School, 2019
Distinguished Faculty Award-Bryant Graduate School, 2018
Beta Gamma Sigma Faculty Membership, 2016
Engaged Scholars, Statewide Presidential Faculty Fellow 2011/2012, 2011
Management, Organizational Behavior, Marketing, Advertising, Business Strategy,
Public Education Reform and Impediments to Organizational Change.