Faculty Office Hours

Listed below are the economics faculty office hours for the Fall 2021 semester: Dr. Dhar, Room 104: Tuesday (Virtual) 11:30-12:30pm, 12:30-1:20pm, Wednesday (Virtual) 11:30-12:30pm, Thursday 12:30-1:20pm Dr. Hansen, Room 203: Monday 10:30-11:30am, 1:00-2:00pm, Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm, Friday 1:00-2:00pm, 3:00-4:00pm Dr. Lee, Room 204: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:00-4:00pm Dr. Ray, Room 109: Tuesday 12:15-1:15pm, 2:00-6:00pm Dr. Rycroft, Room 205: Monday-Thursday 2:00-3:00pm, Friday 10:30-11:30am Dr. Humphrey, Room 202: Tuesday and Thursday 10:00-11:00am, Wednesday and Friday 10:00-11:15am on Zoom Instructor Schilling, Room B04: Monday and Wednesday 10:30-11:30am, 2:00-3:00pm … [Read more...]

Comparison of Economics and Applied Economics Majors

Can't decide whether to major in Economics or Applied Economics? Click here to find out more about the requirements for both majors to decide which best suits you! Both Economics and Applied Economics majors have the ability to take an array of courses within different disciplines in economics! … [Read more...]

2021 Omicron Delta Epsilon Inductees

Congratulations to Olivia Mason-Lucas, Kevin Cruz, Rachel Hundley, Matthew Cooper, Hayden Clark, Ankitha Anumolu, Matthew Fritz Katz, Mariana Patterson, and Emily Galloway for being inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon during the 2020-2021 academic school year! Omicron Delta Epsilon is the honors society in economics at the University of Mary Washington. For more information on eligibility requirements, click here.   … [Read more...]

2021 Scholarship and Award Recipients

The Economics Department would like to congratulate the following students on receiving scholarships and awards in 2021. Congratulations to everyone selected! The Henry W. Hewetson Economics Award: Brandon Williams The Adam Smith Award for Graduate Study in Economics: Brandon Williams Departmental Honors: Aspen Aston and Brandon Williams … [Read more...]

Final Exam Schedule for the Fall 2021 Semester

Click here to view Final Exam Schedule for the Fall 2021 Semester. … [Read more...]

Let’s go, Joey Peppersack, bring home the gold!

https://eagleeye.umw.edu/2021/07/10/shattuck-peppersack-head-to-tokyo-as-part-of-u-s-paralympic-team/ … [Read more...]

UMW Fulbright Scholar: Economics alumna Hannah Rothwell

https://www.umw.edu/news/2021/02/03/covid-delays-but-fails-to-deter-fulbright-scholars/ … [Read more...]

Rycroft to Publish Book on Inequality in America

On June 30, College of Business Senior Lecturer Kimberley Kinsley and Professor of Economics Robert Rycroft will have a book published, Inequality in America: Causes and Consequences, Santa Barbara, CA:ABC-CLIO. https://products.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=A5815C. It is an edited book consisting of 35 essays written by 50 authors, with substantial contributions from Kinsley and Rycroft. Kinsley wrote a chapter about civil justice. Rycroft, along with Lauren DiRago-Duncan ’15, now a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Kentucky, wrote a chapter on labor markets. Both Kinsley and Rycroft wrote the preface and a chapter on wealth inequality. In addition, Assistant Professor of Education Christy Irish, along with Allison Ward Parsons from George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development, wrote a chapter on education reform policies. President Troy Paino wrote the introduction.   … [Read more...]

Giving Day 2021 Results

We would like to thank ALL of the donors and ambassadors who made #MaryWashDay a great success! Our Economics Department received 50 gifts for a total of $4,550.00! In addition, the Economics Department placed 9th in the College of Arts and Sciences for the total amount raised. However, as a school, UMW received 3,044 gifts for a total of $575,524. Thank you to your continued support the UMW Economics Department can help fund trips to Undergraduate Conferences and other formative educational experiences for their dedicated students! … [Read more...]

Congratulations Dr. Lee!!

It is with great enthusiasm that the Department of Economics would like to announce the promotion and tenure awarded to Professor Dr. Lee! Before becoming a professor at Mary Washington in the Fall of 2015, Associate Professor Lee received his bachelor's degree in economics from Arizona State University, and went on to earn his master's in economics from the University of Wisconsin, and PhD from the University of Oregon! Congratulations Associate Professor Lee! … [Read more...]