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Department of Economics

Full-Time Faculty                                         


Antonio avalos

Dr. Antonio Avalos
Full Professor and Chair
Ph.D. Oklahoma State University

Fields: Development Economics, Latin America, Forensic Economics



Office:  PB 320
Telephone:  559.278.8793

Dr. Ahmad Borazan
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Utah

Fields: Macroeconomics, Political Economy, and Economic History



Office:  PB 317
Telephone:  559.278.2672

Dr. Kevin Capehartcapehart
Assistant Professor 
Ph.D. American University, Washington, DC

Fields: Heterodox

Personal webpage


Office:  PB 316
Telephone:  559.278.2547

Dr. Qin Fan Dr. Qin fan
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University

Fields: Environmental Economics and Resources Economics

Personal webpage


Office:  PB 319
Telephone:  559.278.4931

On Sabbatical leave Fall 2020

Leland Kempeleland kempe

Fields: Business Economics



Office:  PB 323
Telephone:  559.278.4933

Dr. Gil KimDr. Gil kim
Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Kentucky

Fields: International Economics, Open-Macroeconomics



Office:  PB 318
Telephone:  559.278.3950

Dr. Janice Petersonpeterson
Emeritus Professor
Ph.D. University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Fields: Labor Economics, Public Policy and Economics Education

Personal Biography



Office:  PB 324
Telephone:  559.278.2673

Dr. Va Nee L. Van Vleckvanvleck
Associate Professor 
Ph.D. University of Iowa

Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Law & Economics, Economics of Crime, Teaching Economics, and Economic History

Personal webpage


Office:  PB 321
Telephone:  559.278.4932

Sabbatical Fall 2019

Dr. David VeraDavid vera
Full Professor 
Ph.D. University of California, San Diego

Fields: Applied Econometrics, Macroeconomics, and Labor Economics

Personal webpage



Office:  PB 385B
Telephone:  559.278.4935


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