Department of Economics

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Garcia-Perez, Monica

Garcia-Perez, Monica

Professor of Economics
PhD University of Maryland, College Park

Econometrics, labor economics, studies of immigration, health economics, microeconomics.

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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.

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Hughes, Patricia

Hughes, Patricia

Professor of Economics
Department Chair
Mathematical Economics Advisor
PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

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

Urban economics, public finance, financial management, econometrics.

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 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.

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Komai-Molle, 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.

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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.

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MacDonald, Richard

MacDonald, Richard

Associate Professor of Economics
Research Fellow at Varna Free University
PhD SUNY, Binghamton

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

Monetary economics, banking, economic education.

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Manamperi, Nimantha

Manamperi, Nimantha

Associate Professor of Economics
Director Data Analytics Graduate Certificate
Ph.D. Texas Tech University
MBA St. Cloud State University

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Student Services

Modrow, Kristy

Modrow, Kristy

Student Relations and Experiential Learning Director

320-308-6080 | SH 363
kkmodrow@stcloudstate.edu
Internships, career development, graduate school, study abroad

Staff

Vacant

Office Manager

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

Emeriti

Gleisner, Richard

Grossman, Philip

Larkin, Andrew

Lofgreen, Harold

Luksetich, William