Areas of expertise:
introductory economics, international economic policy, classical economic thought, economic history, and off campus programs in Europe and China.
Ph.D., The New School for Social Research
Recent courses taught
Classical political economy
Sustainable public policies in Arizona (in Arizona)
International economic policy
Principles of macroeconomics
19c American economic history
Distinctions (awards, fellowships, and grants)
Carnegie Fellow for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
United States Internet Council Fellow
Henry Luce Foundation Intercultural Education Project Leader
Learning Interdependence: One Small College’s Experience with the International/ Intercultural Education of First-Year Students, with David Bachner and Mary Snider, (University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 2001).
Opening the West: Federal Internal Improvements Before 1860, (Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut 1998).
The Essential Adam Smith, co-edited with Robert L. Heilbroner, (W. W. Norton, New York, New York 1986).
College service and professional affiliations
Former Vice President for Enrollment
Former Faculty Chair
Former Department Chair
Former Honors Program Co-Director
Chair of the Off Campus Programs Committee
Past Chair of the Board of Trustees and President of the Economic and Business Historical Society