Faculty Directory

The Department of Economics has more than twenty five full-time faculty members, all of whom hold a Ph.D. in Economics. We are productive researchers in the areas of economic theory, econometrics, macroeconomics, applied microeconomics. We are well represented in the areas of development economics, econometrics, human resource economics, and economic history. We teach almost 40% of the courses in the Master of Public Policy Program. Some of us also teach in the Business School, the Law School, or the School of Marine Science.

In addition, the faculty also includes a number of adjunct and visiting instructors who help expand our course offerings to students.

Berhanu Abegaz

Abegaz, Berhanu
Professor of Economics and Department Chair
Fields: Development, Comparative, Growth
Email: [[bxabeg]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 317A (757-221-2379)

Lisa Anderson

Anderson, Lisa R.
Francis Thorton West Professor of Economics
Fields: Experimental
Email: [[lisa.anderson]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 265 (757-221-2359)

Brian Beach

Beach, Brian
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Economic History, Public
Email: [[bbbeach]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 258 (757-221-1389)

Ariel BinYishay

BenYishay, Ariel
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Development, Health, Environmental
Email: [[w|abenyishay]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 267 (757-221-2375)

Donald Campbell

Campbell, Donald E.
CSX Professor of Economics
Fields: Mechanism Design, Social Choice Theory
Email: [[decamp]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 246 (757-221-2383)

Pasita Chaijaroen

Chaijaroen, Pasita
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Development, Environmental
Email: [[pchaijaroen]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 337 (757-221-7988)

David Feldman

Feldman, David H.
Professor of Economics
Fields: Education, Trade, Political Economy
Email: [[dhfeld]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 266 (757-221-2372)

Mark Greer

Greer, Mark
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Aviation, Public Transportation
Email: [[mrgreer]]
Office: Tyler 464

Zhao Han

Han, Zhao
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Monetary Macroeconomics, Asset Pricing
Email: [[zhan03]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 247 (757-221-2600)

Will Hausman

Hausman, William J.
Chancellor Professor of Economics
Fields: Economic History
Email: [[wjhaus]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 335 (757-221-2381)

Rob Hicks

Hicks, Robert L.
Professor of Economics
Fields: Environmental, Econometrics
Email: [[rlhick]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 252 (757-221-3707)

Matt Klepacz

Klepacz, Matthew
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Monetary Macroeconomics
Email: [[mtklepacz]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 257 (757-221-2366)

Tatyana Kuzmenko

Kuzmenko, Tatyana
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Environmental, Applied Microeconomics
Email: [[tkuzmenko]]
Office: Tyler 425

Tom LaSalvia

LaSalvia, Thomas
Lecturer of Economics
Fields: Foundational and Applied Microeconomics
Email: [[tplasalvia]]
Office: Tyler 230

John Lopresti

Lopresti, John
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: International Trade
Email: [[jwlopresti]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 250 (757-221-2432)

Katie Lopresti

Lopresti, Katie
Lecturer of Economics
Fields: Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, International Trade
Email: [[keschultz01]]
Office: Tyler 243

Elaine McBeth

McBeth, Elaine
Lecturer of Economics and Associate Director of the W&M Public Policy program
Fields: Monetary Macroeconomics
Email: [[mcbeth]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 421 (757-221-2386)

Peter McHenry

McHenry, Peter
Associate Professor of Economics
Fields: Labor, Health, Education
Email: [[pmchenry]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 256 (757-221-1796)

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Mellor, Jennifer M.
Professor of Economics and Director of the Schroeder Center for Health Policy
Fields: Health
Email: [[jmmell]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 433 (757-221-1913)

Carl Moody

Moody, Carlisle E.
Professor of Economics, Economics Study Abroad/ Transfer Credit Advisor
Fields: Crime, Econometrics
Email: [[cemood]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 336 (757-221-2373)

Priya Mukherjee

Mukherjee, Priya
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Development
Email: [[pmukherjee]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 338 (757-221-1319)

Parman, John
Associate Professor of Economics
Fields: Economic History, Labor
Email: [[jmparman]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 254 (757-221-2852)

Alfredo Pereira

Pereira, Alfredo M.
Thomas Arthur Vaughn Jr. Memorial Professor of Economics
Fields: Public, Environmental
Email: [[ampere]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 356 (757-221-2431)

Rui Pereira

Pereira, Rui
Lecturer of Economics
Fields: Environmental, Energy
Email: [[rmpereira]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 319

Shi Qi

Qi, Shi
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Empirical Industrial Organization
Email: [[sqi01]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 248 (757-221-4645)

Peter Savelyev

Savelyev, Peter
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Health, Labor, Human Development
Email: [[pasavelyev]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 232 (757-221-2371)

Marty Schmidt

Schmidt, Martin B.
Professor of Economics
Fields: Sports
Email: [[mbschm]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 261 (757-221-2376)

Admasu Shiferaw

Shiferaw, Admasu
Associate Professor of Economics and Africana Studies
Fields: Development
Email: [[ashiferaw]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 263 (757-221-2369)

Ranjan Shrestha

Shrestha, Ranjan
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Development, Health, Demography
Email: [[rshrestha]]
Office: Tyler 460

Sarah Stafford

Stafford, Sarah L.
Professor of Economics
Fields: Environmental, Regulation
Email: [[slstaf]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 241 (757-221-1317)

Nate Throckmorton

Throckmorton, Nathaniel A.
Assistant Professor of Economics
Fields: Monetary Macroeconomics, Time Series Econometrics
Email: [[nathrockmorton]]
Office (Phone): Tyler 268 (757-221-1318)