Department of Economics

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Garcia-Perez, Monica

Garcia-Perez, Monica

Associate Professor of Economics
PhD University of Maryland, College Park

Econometrics, labor economics, studies of immigration, macroeconomics.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Tuesday:  11am - 12pm and 2pm - 3:30pm
Thursday:  11am - 12pm and 2pm - 3:30pm
And by appointment

Hampton, Nathan Eric

Hampton, Nathan Eric

Associate Professor of Economics
Major Advisor
PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

320-308-3825 | SH 379
nehampton@stcloudstate.edu

Microeconomics, natural resources.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Monday:  11am - 12pm
Tuesday: 11am - 12pm
Thursday:  11am - 12pm
And by appointment

Hughes, Patricia

Hughes, Patricia

Professor of Economics
Department Chair
Internship Director
Mathematical Economics Advisor
Director Data Analytics Graduate Certificate
PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

320-308-2076 | SH 386
pahughes@stcloudstate.edu

Urban economics, public finance, financial management, econometrics.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Out on Sabbatical

 Kang, Eungmin

Kang, Eungmin

Associate Professor of Economics
PhD Georgia State University

320-308-5223 | SH 383
ekang@stcloudstate.edu

Money and banking, international finance, econometrics.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Monday:   2pm - 3:30pm
Wednesday:  2pm - 3:30pm
And by appointment

Komai, Mana

Professor of Economics
Director MS in Applied Economics
5-year BA/MS Program Advisor
PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute

320-308-2072 | SH 381
mkomai@stcloudstate.edu

Microeconomics, game theory, experimental economics.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Tuesday:  12pm - 2pm and 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Thursday:  12pm - 2pm and 3:30pm - 5pm
And by appointment

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.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Monday:  1pm - 4pm
Tuesday:  1pm - 3pm
Wednesday:  1pm - 4pm
Thursday:  1pm - 3pm
And by appointment

MacDonald, Richard

MacDonald, Richard

Associate Professor of Economics
Interim Director SoPA Research Institute
Research Fellow at Varna Free University
PhD SUNY, Binghamton

320-308-4781 | SH 385
ramacdonald@stcloudstate.edu

Monetary economics, banking, economic education.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Tuesday:  12:20pm - 1:50pm
Wednesday:  10am - 11am and 12:15pm - 2:15pm
Thursday:  12:20pm -1:50pm
And by appointment

Manamperi, Nimantha

Manamperi, Nimantha

Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D. Texas Tech University

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

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Tuesday:  11am - 12:15pm
Thursday:  11am - 12:15pm and 1:45pm - 3pm
And by appointment

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.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Monday:  10am - 11am and 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday:  10am - 11am  and 2pm - 4pm
And by appointment

Ratha, Artatrana

Ratha, Artatrana

Professor of Economics
Fulbright Fellow 2010-2011
PhD University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

320-308-2226 | SH 382
aratha@stcloudstate.edu

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

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Monday:  11am -11:50am and 1pm - 1:50pm
Wednesday:  11am - 11:50am and 1pm - 1:50pm
Friday:  11am - 11:50am and 1pm - 1:50pm
And by appointment

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.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Monday:  9:30am -11:30am (in office)
Tuesday:  12:30pm - 3:30pm (in office)
Wednesday:  1:30pm - 3:30pm (online)
Thursday:  12:30pm - 3:30pm (in office)
And by appointment

Switzer, David

Switzer, David

Associate Professor of Economics
Economics Association Advisor
Major Advisor
Assessment and Tk20 Coordinator, SoPA
Faculty Director of Assessment
PhD Washington University, St. Louis

320-308-3163 | SH 378
dmswitzer@stcloudstate.edu

Industrial organization, applied microeconomics.

Spring 2019 Office Hours
Monday:  1pm - 3pm
Wednesday:  12pm - 1pm and 2pm - 3pm
And by appointment

Staff

Swenson, Candy

Office Manager
B.S. Bemidji State University

320-308-2227 | SH 386
cmswenson1@stcloudstate.edu

Emeriti

Gleisner, Richard

Grossman, Philip

Larkin, Andrew

Lofgreen, Harold

Luksetich, William