Department of Economics

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

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.

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Tuesday 10 a.m. to noon and 2-3 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to noon and 2-3 p.m.

Eungmin  Kang

Eungmin Kang

Associate Professor of Economics
Director Data Analytics Graduate Certificate
Ph.D. Georgia State University

320-308-5223 | SH 379
ekang@stcloudstate.edu

Money and banking, international finance, econometrics.

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Monday 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday 1-3 p.m.
And by appointment. 

Mana Komai-Molle

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

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

Microeconomics, game theory, experimental economics.

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Online and by appointment only
Monday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  

Lynn MacDonald

Lynn MacDonald

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.

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Monday 11 a.m. to noon
Wednesday 11 a.m. to noon
Friday 11 a.m. to noon
And by appointment

Richard MacDonald

Richard MacDonald

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

320-308-4781 | SH 384
ramacdonald@stcloudstate.edu

Monetary economics, banking, economic education.

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Tuesday 2-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 2-4:30 p.m.
And by appointment

Nimantha Manamperi

Nimantha Manamperi

Associate Professor of Economics
Sabbatical fall 2020 and spring 2021
Ph.D. Texas Tech University
MBA St. Cloud State University

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

Fall 2020 Office Hours
On sabbatical. 

Artatrana Ratha

Artatrana Ratha

Department Chair
Professor of Economics
Fulbright Fellow 2010-2011
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

320-308-2226 | SH 386A
aratha@stcloudstate.edu

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

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Tuesday 1-3:15 p.m.
Thursday 1-3:15 p.m.
And by appointment  

Kenneth Rebeck

Kenneth Rebeck

Professor of Economics
Economics and Business Economics advisor
Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

320-308-2968 | SH 383
kcrebeck@stcloudstate.edu

Economics education, personal finance education, microeconomics.

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Online office hours only. Email to schedule. 
Monday 11 a.m.-noon
Tuesday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m.-noon

David Switzer

David Switzer

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 385
dmswitzer@stcloudstate.edu

Industrial organization, applied microeconomics.

Fall 2020 Office Hours
Monday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday 1-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday 1-4 p.m.
And by appointment 

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

Mahogany Morrison

Mahogany Morrison

Office Manager

320-308-2227 | SH 329
mmorrison1@stcloudstate.edu

Emeriti

Richard Gleisner

Philip Grossman

Nathan Eric Hampton

Patricia Hughes

Harold Lofgreen

William Luksetich

Masoud Moghaddam