School of Business
Economics Department


All Economics faculty members hold advanced degrees in a variety of specializations listed below. We take pride in being a professionally active department, engaged in activities such as research, writing, presentations, consultation, curriculum development and service both on and off campus. The department takes seriously its commitment to providing excellence in teaching, open access to faculty for consultation beyond the classroom, competent effective advising and a collegial atmosphere for learning.

Full-time Faculty



Dr. Marwan M. El Nasser

Ohio State University, Ph.D.

Dr. Paul Holmes Dr. Paul Holmes
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D.
Dr. Robert Kane
Assistant Professor
North Carolina State University, Ph.D.
Dr. Amar Parai Dr. Amar K. Parai
Southern Methodist University, Ph.D.
Dr. Peter Reinelt Dr. Peter Reinelt
Department Chair, Associate Professor
University California-Berkeley, Ph.D.
Part-time Faculty  
  Gary Bennett

SUNY Fredonia, B.S. - Economics
University of Buffalo, Masters in Urban Planning
  Mark Andrew Burr
SUNY at Fredonia, B.A. in Economics
SUNY at Buffalo, Masters in Economics
  Jennifer Cameron

George Washington University, MBA
  Rolando Escobar
M.A. Economics - SUNY Buffalo
  Dr. Jay W. Frantz
Wake Forest School of Law, J.D.
Clarkson University, B.S.


Emeriti Faculty  
  Dr. Munir A.S. Choudhary
Professor Emeritus
Macro/Monetary and Quantitative Economics
  Dr. William H. Foeller
Professor Emeritus
Iowa State University, Ph.D.
Labor Economics and Public Policy

Dr. Dennis L. Hefner
Professor Emeritus
Washington State University, Ph.D.

Department Staff  
  Veronica Siragusa
Work Study Student Allison Tribotte

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