Tenure Track Faculty
John T. Addison, Ph.D.
London School of Economics, 1971
Academic Research Interests: Collective bargaining, unemployment, human capital
McKinley Blackburn, Ph.D.
James A. Morris Professor of Economics
Harvard University, 1987
Academic Research Interests: Wage structure, income inequality, economics demography
Janice Boucher Breuer, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina, 1987
Academic Research Interests: International economics, econometrics, price and wage determination
Jason DeBacker, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin, 2008
Academic Research Interests: Economics of Taxation, firm Dynamics, political Economy
Stephen R. Finger, Ph.D.
Duke University, 2008
Academic Research Interests: Industrial organization, economics of innovation, applied microeconomics
Robert Gonzalez, Ph.D.
UNC-Chapel Hill, 2016
Academic Research Interests: Development economics, public economics
William R. Hauk, Jr., Ph.D.
Stanford University, 2005
Academic Research Interests: International trade, political economics, economic growth, applied econometrics
Andrew Hill, Ph.D.
University of British Columbia
Academic Research Interests: Empirical micreconomics, economics of education, labor economics
Christian Jensen, Ph.D.
Carnegie Mellon University, 2003
Academic Research Interests: Macro and monetary economics, dynamic policy issues
Daniel Jones, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh, 2013
Academic Research Interests: Public Economics, labor economics, experimental economics
Alexander Matros, Ph.D.
Stockholm School of Economics, 2001
Academic Research Interests: Evolutionary, experimental, game theory, contests, and industrial organization.
John McDermott, Ph.D.
Department Chair Brown University, 1979
Academic Research Interests: Growth theory, developmental economics and international economics
Melayne Morgan McInnes, Ph.D.
Yale University, 1998
Academic Research Interests: Economics of health care industry, medical malpractice, economic burden of smoking and obesity, experimental economics, and economics of insurance
Chun-Hui Miao, Ph.D.
Princeton University, 2006
Academic Research Interests: Industrial organization, microeconomic theory, law and economics
Tamara Sheldon, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego, 2015
Academic Research Interests: Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, Transportation Economics, Applied Econometrics
Orgül Demet Öztürk, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
Academic Research Interests: Labor economics, public economics, applied microeconomics
Doug Woodward, Ph.D.
Director of Division of Research
University of Texas-Austin, 1986
Academic Research Interests: Regional economics, international economics
Lindsey Woodworth, Ph.D.
University of Florida, 2014
Academic Research Interests: Health economics, public economics, applied microeconomics
Yi (Crystal) Zhan, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego, 2013
Academic Research Interests: Labor economics, public economics, applied econometrics
Research Associate Professor Faculty
Joseph C. Von Nessen, Ph.D.
University of South Carolina, 2009
Academic Research Interests: Regional economic modeling, economic forecasting, economic impact studies, survey research
Clinical Track Faculty
Chandini Sankaran, Ph.D.
Kansas State University, 2005Academic Research Interests:
International Economic Development, Sustainable Economic Development, Environmental Economics, Energy Economics, Income Inequality, Economics of Education and The Economics of Family Decision Making
Stephen P. Slice, MBA
University of South Carolina, 1990
M.S., Applied and Agricultural Economics, Clemson University, 1986
Pattama Shimpalee, Ph.D.
University of south Carolina, 2004
M.S., Economics (Honors), National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand, 1995
Robert J. Carlsson, Ph.D.
Rutgers University, 1964
Academic Research Interests: Applied microeconomics
Henry W. Chappell, Ph.D.
Yale University, 1979
Academic Research Interests: Public choice, voting behavior, macroeconomics policy
Elchanan Cohn, Ph.D.
Iowa State University, 1968
Academic Research Interests: Human capital, education, public finance
B. F. Kiker, Ph.D.
Tulane University, 1965
Academic Research Interests: Human capital, economic theory
W. Pierce Liles, Ph.D.
University of South Carolina, 1972
Randolph C. Martin, Ph.D.
Washington University, 1971
Academic Research Interests: Regional and urban economics, economic modeling
William Phillips, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980
Academic Research Interests: Economic history, international trade
Ronald P. Wilder, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University, 1969
Academic Research Interests: Health economics, forensic economics, regulation and deregulation