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

Walter Park Professor CAS - Economics

Walter Park works on the economics of technology, growth, and development. He focuses, in particular, on intellectual property systems, R&D spending, multinational firms, and international knowledge t

  wgp@american.edu

  (202) 885-3774

Staff