Professor, and Executive Director: Institute for Fraud Prevention
Dr. William Black is an Associate professor in Economics, white-collar criminologist, former financial regulator, and author of “The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One”.…
Professor, CEI Director, SSC Director
Dr. Doug Bowles is a professor in Economics and the Director of the Center for Economic Information (CEI). He is also the Director of the Social Science Consortium (SSC).…
Dr. Peter Eaton is an Associate Professor Emeritus in Economics.
B.A. in Economics from the University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California, 1969
Dr. Mat Forstater is a professor in Economics and the Research Director of the Binzagr Institute for Sustainable Prosperity.
Credentials: Ph.D., New School for Social Research
Research Interests: History of Economic Thought, Economic Methodology, Political Economy, Public Policy, Economics of Discrimination, Environmental Economics, African and African American Economic History.…
Dr. Scott Fullwiler is an Assistant professor in Economics.
Professor, MA Advisor
Dr. Erik Olsen is an Associate professor and the MA Advisor in Economics.
Academic credentials: Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Research Interests: Political Economy, Microeconomics, Urban and Regional Economics, Economic Methodology.
Dr. Scharfenaker earned his PhD from the New School for Social Research in New York. His research focuses on the application of Bayesian methods, information theory, and statistical physics to economics and econometrics.…
Professor, Department Chair
Dr. Jim Sturgeon is a professor and the Department Chair in Economics.
Academic credentials: Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Research Interests: Institutional Economics, Industrial Organization, and Political Economy.
Professor, iPhD Director
Dr. Linwood Tauheed is a professor and the iPhD Director in Economics.
Academic credentials: Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City
Research Interests: Institutional Economics, Economic Methodology, African American Political Economy, Community Economic Development, Analysis of Education, System Dynamics Modeling.
Professor, Undergraduate Advisor, and Internship Coordinator
Professor Karen Vorst earned her PhD in Economics at Indiana University in Bloomington. Her research concentrates on monetary policy, banking and macroeconomics.…
Office Support Assistant III
Kayla Weru is the administrative support for the department of Economics.
Assist the undergraduate and graduate advisor with the admissions and graduation process for the BA to MA program, Masters program, and the Interdisciplinary Ph.D.…
Dr. Randall Wray is an Emeritus Professor in Economics.
Academic credentials: Ph.D. Washington University, St. Louis
Research Interests: Critique of orthodox monetary policy, and development of an alternative, Full Employment Policy, Modern Money, and Monetary Theory of Production.