Department of Economics
Nick Kahn earned his Ph.D. in economics from American University in December 2013. He has taught principles of microeconomics for the economics department, and PUAD-601, PUAD-602, PUAD-630, PUAD-670, and PUAD-671 for the department of public administration and policy. In his time at AU, Nick has received the James H. Weaver Award for excellence in teaching, the Simon Naidel award for outstanding work in economic theory, and the Richard Brown Dissertation Fellowship. Professor Kahn's current research focuses on providing empirical measurements of racial disparities in numerous aspects of the U.S. child welfare system.