Department of Economics

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Zhengyang 'Robin' Chen

Zhengyang 'Robin' Chen

  • Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Ph.D. University of Texas at Dallas
  • Monetary economics, financial economics, time series econometrics

Monica Garcia-Perez

Monica Garcia-Perez

  • Professor of Economics
  • Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park
  • Econometrics, labor economics, studies of immigration, health economics, microeconomics.

Eungmin  Kang

Eungmin Kang

  • Associate Professor of Economics
  • Ph.D. Georgia State University
  • Money and banking, international finance, econometrics.

    On sabbatical fall 2022 and spring 2023. 

Mana Komai-Molle

Mana Komai-Molle

  • Department Chair
  • Professor of Economics
  • Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Microeconomics, game theory, experimental economics.

Lynn MacDonald

Lynn MacDonald

  • Associate Professor of Economics
  • Economics Association Advisor
  • Major Advisor
  • Senior to Sophomore
  • Ph.D. Florida State University
  • Public finance, labor economics.

Richard MacDonald

Richard MacDonald

  • Associate Professor of Economics
  • Research Fellow at Varna Free University
  • PhD SUNY, Binghamton
  • Monetary economics, banking, economic education.

Nimantha Manamperi

Nimantha Manamperi

  • Associate Professor of Economics
  • Ph.D. Texas Tech University
  • MBA St. Cloud State University
  • Monetary economics, time series econometrics, financial crisis and economic growth.

    On leave fall 2022 and spring 2023.  

Artatrana Ratha

Artatrana Ratha

  • Professor of Economics
  • Fulbright Fellow 2010-2011
  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Open-economy macroeconomics, development economics, time-series econometrics.

Kenneth Rebeck

Kenneth Rebeck

  • Professor of Economics
  • Economics and Business Economics advisor
  • Director MS in Applied Economics
  • Director Data Analytics Graduate Certificate
  • 5-year BA/MS Program Advisor
  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Economics education, personal finance education, microeconomics.

David Switzer

David Switzer

  • Associate Professor of Economics
  • Economics Association Advisor
  • Major and Minor Advisor
  • Assessment and Tk20 Coordinator, SoPA
  • Faculty Director of Assessment
  • PhD Washington University, St. Louis
  • Industrial organization, applied microeconomics.

Student Services

Kristy Modrow

Kristy Modrow

  • Student Relations and Experiential Learning Director
  • Internships, career development, graduate school, study abroad
Brittney Hoff

Brittney Hoff

  • Academic Advisor (up to 60 credits)

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