Students practice on taiko drums in Jay Rehearsal Hall. #

Majors & Minors > Economics



Jonathan Powers

Assistant Professor and Chair of Economics

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



Apply to Knox Now
Students display their countries flags at the annual International Fair in Ford Center for the Fine Arts.

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.

Jonathan Powers Jonathan Powers, Chair
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Northwestern University 2002

Roy Andersen Roy Andersen
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."

Steve Cohn Steve Cohn
Charles W. & Arvilla S. Timme Chair in 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 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."

Carol Scotton Carol Scotton
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)."

Manisha PradhanangaManisha Pradhananga
Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., 2014, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Theresa Bauer
Visiting Instructor of Economics
Ph.D. candidate, University of Minnesota

Cooperating faculty from other programs

John SpittellJohn Spittell
Professor of Business and Management and Executive-in-Residence
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."

Carissa Schoffner
Lecturer in Business
M.S., Bradley University, 2005

Emeritus Faculty

Mary Locke Eysenbach
Charles W. and Arvilla S. Timme Professor Emerita of Economics

Students with flags at International Fair.
Apply for Admission Request More Info Visit Knox
Knox College

Printed on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Back to