Department Chair
Andrew Farrant
Associate Professor of Economics (2005).
Althouse Hall Room 113
(717) 245-1872
Department Faculty
William K. Bellinger
Professor of Economics (1981).
Althouse Hall Room 212
(717) 245-1358 |
B.A., Michigan State University, 1972; M.S., Cornell University, 1975; Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1985.

Teaching interests include microeconomic theory, labor economics, the economics of public policy, and urban policy in a local context. Current research interests include a range of small town development and policy issues, and research involving the economic analysis of public policy.
Edward A. McPhail
Associate Professor of Economics (1998).
Althouse Hall Room 209
(717) 245-1264 |
B.A., Washington University, 1986; M.A., University of Virginia, 1989; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2001.

Nicola Tynan
Associate Professor of Economics (2001).
Althouse Hall Room 219
(717) 245-1596 |
B.A., University of York, 1991; M.S., London School of Economics and Political Science, 1994; M.A., George Mason University, 1998; Ph.D., 2000.

Teaching interests: economic history, environmental and resource economics, industrial organization, microeconomics and public policy. Primary research interest: water - economic history with a focus on London and the UK, water infrastructure and development, the history of economic focusing on network industries, and industrial organization.
Ebru Kongar
Associate Professor of Economics (2003).
Althouse Hall Room 210
(717) 245-1529 |
B.S., Bogazici University-Turkey, 1996; Ph.D., University of Utah, 2003.

Andrew Farrant
Associate Professor of Economics (2005).
Althouse Hall Room 113
(717) 245-1872 |
B.S., University of London, 1996; M.A., George Mason University, 1998; Ph.D., 2003.

Teaching interests include: Monetary Theory and Policy, Political Economy, Microeconomics. Research interests include: Political Economy, British Economic History (1945-1951), 19th century Philosophic Radicalism.
Jonathan F. Cogliano
Assistant Professor of Economics (2013).
Althouse Hall Room 112
(717) 245-1841 |
B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2007; Ph.D., New School for Social Research, 2013.

Teaching expertise includes: Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; Classical and Marxian Political Economy; History of Economic Thought; Research Methods, including computational techniques and simulation modeling; International Political Economy; Climate Change. Research interests include: Marxian Political Economy; History of Economic Thought and Methodology; Computational Techniques and Simulation Modeling; Agent-Based Modeling; Microeconomics; Macroeconomics with a focus on growth, distribution, and climate change; International Political Economy and Globalization.
Anthony J. Underwood
Assistant Professor of Economics (2013).
Althouse Hall Room 216
(717) 245-1782 |
B.S., Purdue University, 2006; M.A., Colorado State University, 2008; Ph.D., 2013.

Research interests include household energy use and emissions, the environmental implications of urbanization, and the challenges for climate change mitigation posed by global demographic change. General teaching interests include environmental economics, econometrics, microeconomics, and population economics.
Emily C. Marshall
Assistant Professor of Economics (2015).
Althouse Hall Room G19
B.A., Denison University, 2010; M.S., University of Kentucky, 2011; Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2015.

Vlad Tarko
Assistant Professor of Economics (2015).
Althouse Hall Room G18
B.S., Hyperion University-Romania, 2003; M.S., University of Bucharest, 2005; M.A., George Mason University, 2013; Ph.D., 2015.

Robert Szarka
Visiting Instructor in Economics (2016).
Kaufman Building Room 181
(717) 254-8701 |

Contributing Faculty
Shamma Adeeb Alam
Assistant Professor of International Studies (2014).
Althouse Hall Room 115
(717) 254-8167 |
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 2009; M.A., University of Washington-Seattle, 2011; Ph.D., 2014.

Shamma Alam received his Ph.D. in Economics in June 2014 from University of Washington – Seattle. He received his B.A in Economics from Franklin & Marshall College, and M.A. in Economics from University of Washington. His research interests are in Development, Health, and Population Economics with focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. In the past, he has worked for the development organizations Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Bank.
Stephen E. Erfle
(on partial sabbatical 2015-16)
Associate Professor of International Business and Management (1989).
Althouse Hall Room 102
(717) 245-1635 |
B.S., University of California at Davis, 1977; B.A., 1977; M.A., Harvard University, 1981; Ph.D., 1983.

Is author of Intermediate Microeconomics: An Interactive Approach, Textbook Media Press, 2016, and is coauthor of Managerial Economics: Economic Tools for Today’s Decision Makers, 7th edition, Pearson, 2013 with Paul Keat and Philip Young. He is interested in interdisciplinary research and teaching pedagogy. He has consulted for Seagram Classics Wine Company and the Pennsylvania Department of Health and his published research ranges from economics and economic pedagogy to political geography and communications theory to physical education and public health.
Adjunct Faculty
Tricia L. Hawks
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics (2012).
239 W. Louther St. First Floor Back
(717) 254-8801 |
B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1992; M.A., University of Connecticut, 1996; Ph.D., 2002.

Emeriti Faculty
Charles Barone

Gordon Bergsten
346 W. South Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

Sinan Koont
227 S. College Street
Carlisle , PA 17013