Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Banaian, King

Banaian, King

Professor of Economics
Interim Dean of School of Public Affairs
Ph.D. Claremont Graduate School

Macroeconomics, money and banking, public choice.

Garcia-Perez, Monica

Garcia-Perez, Monica

Associate Professor of Economics
Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park

Econometrics, labor economics, studies of immigration, macroeconomics.

Hampton, Nathan Eric

Hampton, Nathan Eric

Associate Professor of Economics
Interim Chair
Major Advisor
Internship Director
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara

320.308.3825 | SH 386
nehampton@stcloudstate.edu

Microeconomics, natural resources.

Hughes, Patricia

Hughes, Patricia

Professor of Economics
Interim Associate Provost and Graduate Dean
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara

320.308.2076 | AS 121
pahughes@stcloudstate.edu

Urban economics, public finance, financial management, econometrics.

 Kang, Eungmin

Kang, Eungmin

Associate Professor of Economics
Ph.D. Georgia State University

320.308.5223 | SH 382
ekang@stcloudstate.edu

Money and banking, international finance, econometrics.

Komai, Mana

Professor of Economics
Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Microeconomics, game theory, experimental economics.

Lo, Ming Chien

Lo, Ming Chien

Associate Professor of Economics
Director, M.S. in Applied Economics
Mathematical Economics Advisor
5-year Program Advisor
Ph.D. University of Washington

320.308.0143 | SH 380
mclo@stcloudstate.edu

International macroeconomics and finance, time-series econometrics.

MacDonald, Lynn

MacDonald, Lynn

Associate Professor of Economics
Economics Association Advisor
Major Advisor
Senior to Sophomore
Ph.D. Florida State University

320.308.2264 | SH 377
lcmacdonald@stcloudstate.edu

Public finance, labor economics.

MacDonald, Richard

MacDonald, Richard

Associate Professor of Economics
Interim Director School of Public Affairs Research Institute
Ph.D. SUNY, Binghamton

320.308.4781 | SH 385
ramacdonald@stcloudstate.edu

Monetary economics, banking, economic education.

Manamperi, Nimantha

Manamperi, Nimantha

Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D. Texas Tech University

Monetary economics, time series econometrics, financial crisis and economic growth.

Moghaddam, Masoud

Moghaddam, Masoud

Professor of Economics
Ph.D. Iowa State University of Science and Technology

320.308.4209 | SH 384
mmoghaddam@stcloudstate.edu

Econometrics, mathematical economics, monetary economics, international trade.

Ratha, Artatrana

Ratha, Artatrana

Professor of Economics
Fulbright Fellow 2010 - 2011
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

320.308.2226 | SH 378
aratha@stcloudstate.edu

Open-economy macroeconomics, development economics, time-series econometrics.

Rebeck, Kenneth

Rebeck, Kenneth

Professor of Economics
Omicron Delta Epsilon Advisor
Senior to Sophomore
Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Economics education, personal finance education, microeconomics.

Switzer, David

Switzer, David

Associate Professor of Economics
Economics Association Advisor
Major Advisor
Ph.D. Washington University, St. Louis

320.308.3163 | SH 375
dmswitzer@stcloudstate.edu

Industrial organization, applied microeconomics.

Staff

Swan, Melanie

Department Manager
Minor Advisor

320.308.2227 | SH 386
miswan@stcloudstate.edu

Emeriti

Gleisner, Richard

Grossman, Philip

Larkin, Andrew

Lofgreen, Harold

Luksetich, William