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I have enjoyed teaching at Denison for 36 years. Prior to coming to Denison I taught economics for a year at The College of Wooster. I double majored in Mathematics and Economics at the Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts from which I graduated Summa Cum Laud. In addition to Masters and PH. D. from Southern Illinois University (Carbondale) I received advance training at the University of Rochester.

B.S., Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts; M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Learning & Teaching


Econ. 101: Introduction to Macroeconomics
Econ. 102: Introduction to Microeconomics
Econ. 301: Intermediate Macroeconomics
Econ. 307: Introduction to Econometrics
Econ. 419: Mathematical Macroeconomics
Econ. 418: Consumer Economics (Personal Finance)
Econ. 404: Financial Instability and Economic Crises



My research focuses on the application of Geographical Information Technology and Spatial Econometrics to current social issues.



Selected Publications:

  • “Do General Measures of Residential Segregation Underestimate the Degree of Residential Segregation Experienced by Children?”
  • “A Look at the Property and Neighborhood Characteristics of Residential Foreclosures Occurring in Franklin County Ohio in 2008” written with Dr. Ross LaRoe.
  • “An in Depth Look at Residential Foreclosures Occurring across Ohio in 2008” written with Dr. Ross LaRoe.
  • “Ohio Public Schools: Does the Funding Gap Explain the Performance Gap?”


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