Appointed chair of economics
Sunday, July 10, 2011
Russ McCullough '93 has been appointed as the Wayne Angell Chair of Economics at Ottawa University. McCullough, who earned his bachelor's degree in economics, brings to Ottawa University a unique blend of success in both the academic and business worlds. As an entrepreneur, McCullough's ventures have included a construction company, a restaurant, a boutique hotel and an equestrian center. In the classroom, he has earned consistently high marks from students and colleagues throughout his 17 years of collegelevel instruction, and he has received numerous honors for his teaching excellence. McCullough earned his Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State University. His research interests include public economics, international trade and finance and agricultural policy. His teaching experience includes stints at Iowa State University, Drake University and Simpson College.