What’s Happening


Denison economics students recently published letters to the editor in the Financial Times.

Date: April 12, 2017
Jean-Baptiste Colbert

Recent research by Xiao Jiang and Sohrab Behdad became source material for an article about protectionist policy in the “Frankfurter Allgemeine.”

Date: March 28, 2017


Monday, October 24, 2016
4:30 PM

Professor Steven Pressman from Colorado State University will present his most recent book: “UNDERSTANDING PIKETTY’S CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY”

Date: October 19, 2016
Doug Freedman

Econ major Doug Freedman '92 was recently profiled in the Chicago Tribune for his work in private equity real estate.

Date: September 20, 2016

Caroline A. Savage '14 recently was promoted to production analyst at Hamilton Capital Management.

Date: September 2, 2016
denison students with art

Nino Vashakidze '13 and Ksenia Golovkina ’11 met up in the country of Georgia to do some decorating - Denison style.

Date: August 24, 2016
Portrait of Alexandra Rose - Class of 2011

The choreography of Alexandra Rose '11 will premiere at the Gibney Dance Center in New York City.

Date: July 21, 2016
Ashley Bartreau
Awards & Honors

Ashley Bartreau '16, economics major, was honored by Denison President Adam Weinberg with the President's Medal.

Date: July 13, 2016
Carlos Maciel 2014 - Class Photo

Carlos Maciel '14 thinks jobs guarantee programs are an overlooked solutions to some of today's economic problems.

Date: July 6, 2016
Connor Wuorinen

Connor Wuorinen '16 is Denison's most recent student trustee.

Date: July 6, 2016

Denison's Economics department will host Dr. Armah during the fall semester, 2016.

Date: June 29, 2016
Douglas Holtz-Eakin '80, author of NYT op-ed

In a New York Times op-ed, Douglas Holtz-Eakin '80 discusses the costs and merits of mass incarceration policies.

Date: April 26, 2016
Jim Donley '58

Jim Donley '58 has circled the globe as spokesman for Treasury Secretary John Connally, worked in the Caribbean for Time magazine, founded an international communications company and climbed the Alps.

Date: April 1, 2016
Darius White '16

Econ major Darius White '16 can add up the numbers on the basketball court - he's the record-holder in 3-point shots at Denison.

Date: February 22, 2016
David Preschlack

Econ major David Preschlack '95 joins NBC Sports to oversee both the NBCUniversal unit’s portfolio of regional sports networks as well as digital distribution of its content.

Date: January 12, 2016



Denison professor Xiao Jiang has been awarded an Economic Policy Institute grant.

Date: December 17, 2015

Jim Cowles '77 is CEO of Citigroup Europe, West Asia and Africa.

Date: November 20, 2015

Xiao Jiang, an assistant professor of economics, recently released a statement with the director of the Economic Policy Institute about the effects of granting market economy status to China.

Date: September 21, 2015
Swimming lanes

Darius Grigaliunas '00 is a former Olympic swimmer and entrepreneur in St. Charles, Ill.

Date: September 17, 2015

The debilitating effects of poverty on children are addressed by economics faculty Fadhel Kaboub in an interview with WalletHub.

Date: August 14, 2015
Connor Hanrahan '17

During his summer internship with a recruiting firm, Connor Hanrahan '17 wrote about the importance of taking vacations - he may need to heed his own advice.

Date: July 17, 2015

Forbes has ranked Jonathan Silverstein '89 as a to 25 Life Science Investor, Silverstein is General Partner and Co-Head of Private Equity with OrbiMed Advisors.

Date: March 30, 2015

Avi Baranes '11 won the AFIT Student Scholars Competition and will present his paper at the Association for Institutional Thought (AFIT) conference in Portland, Ore. in April.

Date: March 19, 2015
Susan Whiting ’78, a retired Nielsen executive in Chicago

Susan Whiting ’78, a retired Nielsen executive in Chicago, has been named chair of the National Women's History Museum in Washington, D.C.

Date: February 18, 2015

Chris Quinn '87 is the new CEO for Proctor and Gamble company Step2.

Date: February 12, 2015

Abbey Bemis '12 has already parlayed her education into a high profile job. She is the new economic director for Erie County, Ohio.

Date: January 26, 2015


The Financial Times published a cogent letter about currency in Japan by Steven Hix ’15.

Date: December 23, 2014

Departmental faculty updates for Fall 2014.

Date: December 3, 2014

Marine Lieutenant Will Minor '09 was stationed in Yemen, helping his fellow soldiers with access to financial information, courtesy his friend Kevin Donahue '10.

Date: November 24, 2014
Michele Abraham

Econ major Michele Abraham '98 was nominated for the General and In-House Counsel of the Year for Crain's Cleveland Business.

Date: November 17, 2014