Faculty & Staff


  • Chris Allison, B.A., Allegheny College, 1983; Doctor of Public Service, honoris causa, Clarion University, 2012; Entrepreneur in Residence
  • Timothy Bianco, B.A., Bowling Green State University, 2006; M.A. Bowling Green State University, 2008; M.S., University of Kentucky, 2015; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2018. Macroeconomics, financial economics, time series econometrics, international economics.
  • Amelia Finaret, B.S. Stony Brook University, mathematics & statistics, M.S. Iowa State University, agricultural economics,  Ph.D. Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Registered Dietician by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Chris Finaret, B.A., UC San Diego, 2006; M.S. London School of Economics, 2008. Development economics; policy, strategy, and programming evaluation.
  • Yunyun Lv
  • Francisco Navarro-Sanchez, B.A., Universidad de Salamanca, 2009; M.Sc., Universidad Complutense, 2013; Ph.D., University of Utah, 2022.
  • Tomas Nonnenmacher,(chair), B.A., Allegheny College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois. Industrial organization, economic history, new institutional economics.
  • Stephen Onyeiwu, B.S., University of Port Harcourt; M.S., University of Ife; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut. Management of innovation and technology, managerial economics, economic development (with a focus on Africa and the Middle East), globalization and international political economy.
  • Russell Ormiston, B.S., M.A., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University. Labor economics, sports economics and the economics of the construction industry.
  • Xiaohan Sun, B.A., University of Colorado Denver, Economics. B.A., China Agricultural University, Economics. M.A., Boston University, Economics. Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Agricultural and Resource Economics.
  • Jill Waugh,  B.S., B.A. (Accounting), Masters in Taxation (Accounting), Robert Morris University; Ph.D candidate, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 2020. Accounting, taxation, fraud.
  • Aisha Yusuf
  • Hang Zhao,  B.A., University of Colorado Denver, Economics. M.S., Boston University, Actuarial Science. Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Agricultural and Resource Economics


  • Maureen Beth Ryan, CBE Program Coordinator, B.A. Edinboro University of PA, Speech Communications; M.S. West Virginia University, Integrated Marketing Communications.
  • Lora Barkley, Building Coordinator, Quigley 107 Tue & Fri , 1/2 day Wednesday; Carr Hall 232 Mon. & Thur. , 1/2 day Wednesday

Faculty Emeriti

  • Earl Adams, B.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • A. Behrooz Afrasiabi,  B.A., Pahlavi University; M.A., Hood College; Ph.D., West Virginia University.
  • Kenneth George Ainsworth, B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.S. and Ph.D., Brown University.
  • Stephen Dale Casler (in memorium),  B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Illinois.
  • Don Goldstein, A.B., Harvard College; Ph.D, University of Massachusetts (Amherst).
  • Antoni Moskwa, M.A. and Ph.D., Warsaw University.
  • Janine Sickafuse, B.A., Grove City College; M.B.A., Youngstown State University.

Retired Faculty

  • Asuman Baskan, B.S., Lehigh University; M.S. Purdue University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.
  • John Golden, B.A., Canisius College; M.A. University of Connecticut; Ph.D. University of Connecticut.

Selected Publications and Achievements

  • Steve Onyeiwu:  “Fairness and Retaliation in a Small Nigerian Village”, (with John Gowdy and Raluca Iorgulescu)  Journal of  Economic Behavior and Organization2003.
  • Tim Bianco:  “Financial Stress Index: Identification of Systemic Risk Conditions”, (with Ryan Eiben, Dieter Gramlich, and Mikhael Oet, and Steven Ong)  Journal of  Banking and Finance2011.
  • Michael Michaelides: “On modeling heterogeneity in linear models using trend polynomials“, (with Aris Spanos), Journal of Economic Modeling,  2020.
  • John Golden: “A Simple Geometric Approach to Approximating the Gini Coefficient“, Journal of Economic Education, 2008.
  • Tomas Nonnenmacher: Institutional and Organizational Analysis,  (with Eric Alston, Lee J. Alston and Bernardo Mueller), Cambridge University Press, 2018.
  • Russ Ormiston: “Worker Displacement and Occupation-Specific Human Capital”, Journal of Work and Occupations, 2014.
  • Tomas Nonnenmacher: “Coercion, Culture, and Contracts: Labor and Debt on Henequen Haciendas in Yucatan, Mexico, 1870-1915” (with Shannan Mattiace and Lee Alston), Journal of Economic History, 2009.
  • Steve Onyeiwu: Emerging Issues in Contemporary African EconomiesPalgrave Macmillan, 2015.