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Robert B.  Archibald

Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Ph.D., Purdue (macroeconomic policy, energy policy)

Office: Morton Hall 101B
Email: [[rbarch]]
Office Phone: 757 221 2366
Webpage: {{http://rbarch.people.wm.edu}}

Areas of Specialization

Higher education

Background

Robert B. Archibald came to William and Mary in 1976 from Washington, DC where he had worked for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Bob chaired the economics department from 1986 to 1991. He served as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for the 1996-97 academic year and as the Director of the Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy from 2000 to 2004. When he is not being an administrator, he teaches Intermediate Microeconomics, Statistics, and a seminar in Higher Education Economics. In the past, his research interests have been quite eclectic. He is now focusing his research on issues in higher education.

Education
  • B.A., University of Arizona
  • M.S. and Ph.D., Purdue University