Dr. Zdravka Todorova is the author of a new book, “Money and Households in a Capitalist Economy”, published in 2009 by Edward Elgar Press.
Dr. John P. Blair, Professor of Economics has been named the 2009 Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research. Dr. Blair has published 10 books, 30 book chapters, and 45 peer-reviewed articles in professional journals, as well as numerous policy monographs. He also serves as an Associate Editor of “Economic Development Quarterly”
Dr. Evan W. Osborne completed a prestigious Fulbright Fellowship in 2009 which took him to Soochow University in Taiwan, where he taught global economics. He will return to Taiwan to study Chinese during a sabbatical in 2010-2011. His most recent book is The Rise of the Anti-Corporate Movement, published by Praeger Publishers.
Dr. John P. Blair received Wright State University’s Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research award in 2009 for his prodigious scholarship, which includes 10 books, 30 book chapters, 45 refereed journal articles, and numerous other intellectual contributions. His most recent book is Local Economic Development, coauthored with Michael Carroll. Dr. Blair also serves as Associate Editor of Economic Development Quarterly.
Dr. Robert Premus is co-director of a new Master’s degree program in Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship. A former advisor to the U.S. Congress, he teaches Economics of Innovation in the new program. He has been cited extensively in the local media for articles on the economy.
Dr. Sirisha Naidu is the author of Heterogeneity on the Commons, published by VDM Verlag, and Dr. Zdravka Todorova is the author of Money and Households in a Capitalist Economy, published by Edward Elgar in 2009.
Dr. Tran Dung is currently editing The Microeconomics Reader, a collection of scholarly articles, to be published by Routledge Press. Over the past 5 years, faculty in the Department of Economics have published 5 books and 50 scholarly journal articles.
Over the past two years, the Department hosted two Visiting Scholars from overseas:
Dr. Liu Na, a Professor from Hunan University in China, and Ms. Linda Nowakowski, a doctoral candidate at Ubon Rajathanee University in Thailand.
Over the past two years, the Department has developed several exciting new courses, including Economics of Diversity (EC 345), Gender and Economic Policy in International Comparison (EC 446/646), Economics of Innovation (EC 728), and The Great Depression (UH 400).
The Department recently welcomed several new part-time instructors, including Ms. Pamela Bowers, Risk Management Specialist at Wright State University, Mr. Patrick Carus, Vice President of Sales at Emerson Climate Technologies, Ms. Carol Herrick, a partner in the consulting firm B3 Associates, and Mr. George Sodders, Clark County Auditor.
Recent internships completed by Economics students include: Dayton Power & Light, Premier Health Partners, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, the City of West Carrollton, and many others.