Faculty & Staff

Cathy Allgeier, B.A., Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1990; M.S. Business Administration, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1993

Chris Allison, B.A., Allegheny College, 1983; Doctor of Public Service, honoris causa, Clarion University, 2012; Entrepreneur in Residence

Asuman Baskan, B.S., Lehigh University; M.S. Purdue University; Ph.D., Lehigh University. International economics, theory of trade, global debt, Latin American economies

Kathryn Bender, B.S., Center College, 2011; M.S. Ohio State University, 2016; Ph.D. Ohio State University, 2019.   Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics.

Tim 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

Chris Finaret, B.A., UC San Diego, 2006; M.S. London School of Economics, 2008. Development Economics; Policy, Strategy, and Programming Evaluation

John Golden, B.A., Canisius College, 1974; M.A. University of Connecticut, 1976; Ph.D. University of Connecticut, 1989

Don Goldstein, A.B., Harvard College, Psychology and Social Relations, 1974; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Economics, 1991

Stephanie Martin, B.A., Hamline University; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder. Labor economics, public finance, economics of education policy.

Michael Michaelides, B.A., University of Essex, 2011; M.S., London School of Economics, 2012; M.A., Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2017.   Financial econometrics; empirical asset pricing; volatility modeling, behavioral finance.

Tomas Nonnenmacher, B.A., Allegheny College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois. Industrial organization, economic history, new institutional economics

Stephen Onyeiwu, (chair), 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

Russell Ormiston, B.S., M.A., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Gaia Rancati, B.A, University Institute for Modern Languages, Milan (IULM) 2009; M.A.,Il Sole 24 Ore Business School Milan 2012; Ph.D. IULM Milan and Claremont Graduate University, CA 2019.


Sarah Holt, Quigley Hall Coordinator, B.S. Penn State University.

Maureen Beth Ryan, CBE Program Coordinator, B.A. Edinboro University of PA, Speech Communications; M.S. West Virginia University, Integrated Marketing Communications.

Selected Publications and Achievements

  • “Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the U.S. Economy” (published in Environmental and Resource Economics)
  • “A Theoretical Basis for Changes to the Port of New York Imported Goods Auction” (published in Explorations in Economic History)
  • “Financial Structure and Corporate Behavior in Japan and the U.S.” (published in International Review of Applied Economics)
  • “Product Mix and Technological Change within the Leontieff Inverse” (joint publication of two faculty members in Journal of Regional Science)
  • “The Borrowing Needs of Developing Countries: The Case of Brazil” (published in MACLAS Essays)
  • “Energy Demand and the Composition of Output Growth” (published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management)
  • “Spectral Interpretation of Stock Adjustment Processes in Mineral Markets” (published in International Commodity Market Models: Advances in Methodology and Applications)