Leadership

Director:

Timothy Mathews (Professor of Economics, KSU; Director of the BCSMEO)
Economics PhD (Stony Brook University)
fields of specialization: game theory, industrial organization, public economics

Affiliated Faculty:

Aniruddha Bagchi (Associate Professor of Economics, KSU)
Economics PhD (Vanderbilt University)
fields of specialization: industrial economics, law enforcement and homeland security

J.C. Bradbury (Professor of Economics, KSU)
Economics PhD (George Mason University)
fields of specialization: public economics, sports economics

Sean Ellermeyer (Professor of Mathematics, KSU)
Mathematics PhD (Emory University)
fields of specialization: differential equations, game theory, auction theory

Burt Folsom (Professor Emeritus of History, Hillsdale College)
History Phd (University of Pittsburgh)
fields of specialization: economic history of the United States, history of the American Presidency

Jerry Herbel (Associate Professor of Public Administration, KSU)
Political Science Phd (University of Oklahoma)
fields of specialization: history of public administration, public ethics, administrative reform

Marcus Marktanner (Associate Professor of Economics, KSU)
Economics PhD (Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany)
fields of specialization: conflict economics, history of economic thought, comparative economics

Luc Noiset (Associate Professor of Economics, KSU)
Economics PhD (Tulane University)
fields of specialization: public economics, taxation, urban economics

Michael Patrono (Senior Lecturer of Economics, KSU)
Economics MS (Florida State University)
fields of specialization: comparative economic systems, ethics of economic systems

Tom Rotnem (Professor of Political Science, KSU)
Political Science PhD (Ohio State University)
fields of specialization: comparative politics, international political economy, Russian and post-Soviet politics

Benjamin Scafidi (Professor of Economics, KSU)
Economics PhD (University of Virginia)
fields of specialization: economics of education, economics of the public sector

Jesse Schwartz (Professor of Economics, KSU)
Economics PhD (University of Maryland)
fields of specialization: applied microeconomic theory, auctions, environmental economics

David Shock (Professor of Political Science, KSU)
Political Science PhD (Miami University)
fields of specialization: state and local government, intergovernmental relations, public administration

Kerwin Swint (Professor of Political Science, KSU)
Political Science PhD (Georgia State University)
fields of specialization: campaigns and elections, mass media, political history

Visiting Scholar:

James Boudreau (permanent position: Associate Professor of Economics, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley)
Economics PhD (University of Connecticut)
fields of specialization: game theory, contests, social choice

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