Our doctoral graduates continue to receive offers to join our nation’s leading universities such as Harvard University, University of Wisconsin, Brown University, Stanford University, University of California Berkeley, Purchase College, Hillsdale College, Weber State University, Middlebury College, Emory University – among many others.
Dr. Preston Cooper is recognized by his department for his outstanding contributions in economic history, particularly his research on human capital and economic development. His work has not only advanced academic scholarship but has also contributed to the debate on education policy in the U.S.
Anne was selected for the college’s 3-Minute Thesis Competition (April 2022) and presented on "Monopoly and Sharecropper Suppression after the U.S. Civil War." Anne recently began teaching at one of the U.S. intelligence schools.
Designed and taught four classes while publishing multiple papers in academic journals throughout his doctoral program, and became an Assistant Professor of Economics and the Gwartney Professor of Economic Education and Research at the Gwartney Institute at Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS.
Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer, Department of Economics at Brown University
Rosolino is currently works at Brown University and recently was a Visiting Professor of Economics at Universidad Franscisco Marroquin in Guatemala. His research interests include Austrian Economics, Virginia Political Economy, and New Institutional Economics.
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Tampa
Professor Abigail Hall Blanco's work focuses on topics surrounding the U.S. military and national defense. She has worked on issues including domestic police militarization, arm sales, weapons as foreign aid, imperialism, and whistleblowers.
Assistant Professor of Economics at SUNY-Purchase College (New York)
Professor Palagashvili's research is in law and economics, political economy, development economics, and entrepreneurship. Her current interests are on regulations impacting tech startups, the policy responses to the 2008 financial crisis, and various U.S. labor laws. Professor Palagashvili was recently selected as a Forbes 2016 '30 under 30' in Law and Policy.
We are very proud to include Christopher Coyne among our faculty members at George Mason University; he is an associate professor of economics, and is the director of graduate programs in the economics department.
Bringing a balanced perspective to business education
As dean of the College of Business at North Dakota State University, Scott Beaulier uses his experience in Mason's economics masters and doctoral programs to solve the wide variety of challenges that accompany his leadership role.
Benjamin Powell is the Executive Director of the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University, where he is a Professor of Economics in the Rawls College of Business. He is a Senior Fellow with The Independent Institute, and is the secretary-treasurer of the Southern Economic Association and the Association of Private Enterprise Education.