Meet the Economics Faculty
Knox economics professors are both superb teachers and leading researchers in their fields. Their interests include international economics and the Middle East, the economics of non-profits, game theory and competition, health care, and environmental and energy economics.
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Northwestern University 2002
Charles W. and Arvilla S. Timme Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1972 "I am especially interested in conning the wider implications of global interdependence on the lower income countries of the world."
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1986 "I am interested in environmental economics and in fundamental philosophical questions involved in the economics curriculum."
Richard A. Stout
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1984 "It is fun to apply statistical methods outside economics, and it allows me to work with specialists at one of our local hospitals, Cottage Hospital."
Associate Professor of Economics and Business and Management
Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2000"The worth or value I'm interested in is not finding the price, but the value that people place on a good (or avoiding a bad)."
Cooperating faculty from other programs
Professor of Business and Management
M.B.A., Northwestern University, 1974"Students need to acquire the proper skill sets required to meet the many and varied challenges they will face in life. A solid liberal arts education provides the best educational platform for any chosen course in life."
Lecturer in Business
M.S., Bradley University, 2005
Mary Locke Eysenbach
Charles W. and Arvilla S. Timme Professor Emerita of Economics
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