Economics Department Administration

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

Chair

Walter Park Professor and Department Chair, Economics 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

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

Staff

Undergraduate Program Director

Evan Kraft IR Sr Professorial Lectur CAS - Economics

Evan Kraft specializes in the economics of transition, monetary policy and banking issues. He served as Director of the Research Department and Adviser to the Governor of the Croatian National Bank. H

  kraft@american.edu

  (202) 885-3711