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The Economics Department currently has 34 full-time faculty on all campuses, and serves approximately 70 graduate students, and over 1200 undergraduate majors.

Members of the department also include 4 staff members, and adjunct faculty, various visiting scholars, joint appointments, and emeritus faculty.


Department Head Chihwa Kao
309 Oak Hall
Director of Undergraduate Studies Kenneth Couch
325 Oak Hall
Director of Graduate Studies Talia Bar
335 Oak Hall


Department Staff

Program Administrator Mark McConnel
309C Oak Hall
Graduate Program Assistant Lisa Foss
303 Oak Hall
Undergraduate Academic Advisor Rebecca Laroche Walker
309B Oak Hall
Undergraduate Academic Advisor Lauren Munyard
309A Oak Hall



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