A message from the Economics Department Chair, Dr. Margaret Ray

Congratulations to our class of 2020 economics majors! You met the challenges of a rigorous curriculum and what you have learned will serve you well in your future endeavors. Please stay in touch and let us know what you're up to. We hope to celebrate your accomplishment in more traditional ways when that becomes possible. Until then, great job and welcome to "Tribe Econ"!! … [Read more...]

Dr. Ray receives the Waple Professorship Award!

Congratulations Dr. Ray for being one of the UMW faculty to receive the Waple Professorship Award for her project " Supporting Student Success in Introductory Economics Courses".  This award was named after UMW alum Shirley Van Epps Waple 52', the professorship honors excellence in teaching, research and scholarship across various disciplines at the university. The award will provide Dr. Ray a chance to produce new, vital knowledge for the economics department. … [Read more...]