Dr. Ellison is born in Albany, Georgia to Julian and Johnnie Ruth Ellison.
Dr. Ellison serves in the U.S. Army for six years, rising in the ranks to sergeant.
Dr. Ellison receives a Bachelor of Arts from Lincoln University and becomes an intern for the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Ellison becomes an economist for the New York City Community Development Administration.
Dr. Ellison becomes Charter member of Caucus of Black Economists of the American Economic Association, now known as the NEA.
Dr. Ellison becomes an economic planner for the Brownsville Community Council in Brooklyn, New York.
Dr. Ellison becomes an instructor of economics and Afro-American studies at Brooklyn College.
Dr. Ellison receives a Master of Arts from Columbia University and becomes a senior economist at the Black Economic Research Center in New York, New York.
Dr. Ellison receives a Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia University.
Dr. Ellison is appointed president and director of Mid-Atlantic Economic Research Corporation in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Ellison becomes an instructor at the College of New Rochelle and an assistant professor at Hunter College.
Dr. Ellison is appointed director of economic development programs for the National Rural Center in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Ellison becomes a visiting assistant professor and research associate at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Ellison authors “Abram L. Harris, Junior, Economist: A Biography.”
Dr. Ellison becomes an economist for the U.S. Treasury Department.
Dr. Ellison serves as editor of “The Economic Theory of Transfer Pricing.”
Dr. Ellison receives a Certificate of Ministry from the New York Theological Seminary.
Dr. Ellison retires as an economist.
Dr. Ellison receives a Master of Ministry from the New York Theological Seminary.
Dr. Ellison receives a Doctor of Ministry from the New York Theological Seminary.