Economics Department Administration

For general inquiries please contact econ@american.edu or 202-885-3770.

Chair

Mieke Meurs Professor and Department Chair, Economics CAS - Economics

Professor and Department Chair Meurs has recently taught Comparative Systems, Heterodox Microeconomics, Transition Economies, the Economics of Gender, and Political Economy.

  mmeurs@american.edu

  (202) 885-3776

MA Program Director

Ralph Sonenshine Assistant Professor CAS - Economics

Professor Sonenshine is an Assistant Professor of Economics at American University. Ralph combines an academic background in industrial organization, international economics, and economic history with

  sonenshi@american.edu

  (202) 885-3733

PhD Program Director

Thomas Husted Professor CAS - Economics

My research examines the political economy of various government expenditure programs, including primary and secondary education, income redistribution, and federal disaster aid.

  husted@american.edu

  (202) 885-3773

Staff