Larry Malone

Professor of Economics
B.A., SUNY College at Purchase, 1979;
Ph.D., New School for Social Research, 1991.


Dr. Laurence J. Malone has served Hartwick in a variety of professional roles, including: vice president for enrollment, chair of the faculty, honors program co-director, economics department chair, and liaison to the provost. Larry is the author of three books, dozens of articles, and is a frequent media commentator on breaking news concerning the economy. He is nationally known for his research on the relationship between government policies and economic development from the seventeenth century to the present. Teaching emphases include: introductory economics, international economic policy, classical economic thought, economic history, and off campus programs in Europe and China.

In 2001, Larry was selected as one of three National Fellows for Teaching and Learning Economics by the Carnegie Foundation. The winner of several awards for teaching excellence, he is known for his ability to explain economic principles and reasoning in ways that are readily understood. A former Senior Research Associate in New York State government, business enterprise consultant in Europe, and frequent invited lecturer, Larry is former-CEO and Chair of the Board of the Economic and Business Historical Society. In addition to his teaching and research, he often serves as an independent consultant to higher education, not-for-profit, strategic planning, and marketing and communications organizations.