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 2017 Office Hours
TR 10-12p and 1-3p (subject to change); 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 2017 Office Hours
MTWRF 11-12p

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 2017 Office Hours
TR 2-5p

 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 2017 Office Hours
MTW 1-3p and by appointment

Komai, Mana

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

Microeconomics, game theory, experimental economics.

Spring 2017 Office Hours
MWF 11-1p and by appointment

Lo, Ming Chien

Lo, Ming Chien

Associate Professor of Economics
PhD 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
PhD Florida State University

320.308.2264 | SH 377
lcmacdonald@stcloudstate.edu

Public finance, labor economics.

Spring 2017 Office Hours
MW 1-2p; TR 3:15-4:15p; F 1-4p; 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.

Fall 2017 Office Hours
By appointment (Alnwick Castle)

Manamperi, Nimantha

Manamperi, Nimantha

Assistant Professor of Economics
PhD Texas Tech University

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

Spring 2017 Office Hours
MWF 11-12p; M 3-4p; W 2-3p
Virtual Hours (via Skype) TR 11-12p

Moghaddam, Masoud

Moghaddam, Masoud

Professor of Economics
PhD Iowa State University of Science and Technology

320.308.4209 | SH 384
mmoghaddam@stcloudstate.edu

Econometrics, mathematical economics, monetary economics, international trade.

Spring 2017 Office Hours
MWF 10-11a, 12-1p, 2-3p, 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 2017 Office Hours
MWF 12-1:50p and by appointment

Rebeck, Kenneth

Rebeck, Kenneth

Professor of Economics
Omicron Delta Epsilon Advisor
Senior to Sophomore
PhD University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Economics education, personal finance education, microeconomics.

Spring 2017 Office Hours
MW 10-12p; F10-11a; Online (email/Skype) arranged

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.

Fall 2017 Office Hours
MWF 12-1p and WF 2-3p

Staff

Swan, Melanie

Department Manager

320.308.2227 | SH 386
miswan@stcloudstate.edu

Emeriti

Gleisner, Richard

Grossman, Philip

Larkin, Andrew

Lofgreen, Harold

Luksetich, William