Graduate Faculty

Name/ Email Title/Affiliation Areas of Study

Jean Abraham
abrah042@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health

  • Health Economics

Jeffrey Apland
japland@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics 

  • Production and Marketing Economics

Ragui Assaad
assaad@umn.edu

Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

  • Trade and Development Economics
  • Policy Analysis

Ben-Ner Avner
benne001@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Work and Organizations, Carlson School of Management

  • Labor and Population Economics

Marc Bellemare
mbellema@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics 

  •  Trade and Development Economics

Alan Benson
bensona@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Work and Organizations, Carlson School of Management

  • Labor and Population Economics

Michael Boland
boland@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics - Director of the Food Industry Center

  •  Production and Marketing Economics

Marin Bozic
mbozic@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics 

  • Production and Marketing Economics
  • Policy Analysis

John Budd
jbudd@umn.edu

Chair, Department of Work and Organizations, Carlson School of Management - Director, Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies - Industrial Relations Land Grant Chair

  • Labor and Population Economics

Brian Buhr
bbuhr@umn.edu

Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences, Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Production and Marketing Economics

Metin Cakir
mcakir@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics 

  • Consumer Behavior and Household Economics

Caroline Carlin
ccarlin@umn.edu

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics - Research Investigator, Medica Research Institute

  • Health Economics

Jon Christianson
chris001@umn.edu

Professor, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health 

  • Health Economics

Jay Coggins
jcoggins@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics 

  • Resource and Environmental Economics

Elizabeth Davis
edavis@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Consumer Behavior and Household Economics
  • Labor and Population Economics

Bryan Dowd
dowdx001@umn.edu

Professor, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health 

  • Health Economics

Roger Feldman
feldm002@umn.edu

Professor, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health 

  • Health Economics

William Gartner
wcg@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Development and Trade Economics
  • Resource and Environmental Economics

Paul Glewwe
pglewwe@umn.edu

Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Trade and Development Economics
  • Consumer Behavior and Household Economics
  • Labor and Population Economics

Ezra Golberstein
egolber@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health 

  • Health Economics

Maria Hanratty
hanra003@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 

  • Policy Anaylsis
  • Labor and Population Economics

Frances Homans
fhomans@umn.edu

Professor and Department Head, Department of Applied Economics 

  • Resource and Environmental Economics

Terrance Hurley 
tmh@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Consumer Behavior and Household Economics
  • Labor and Population Economics
  • Production and Marketing Economics
  • Resource and Environmental Economics

Janna Johnson
jannaj@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 

  • Labor and Population Economics
  • Policy Analysis

Laura Kalambokidis
kalam002@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics, Minnesota State Economist

  • Policy Analysis

Pinar Karaca-Mandic
pkmandic@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health 

  • Health Economics

Jason Kerwin
jkerwin@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Trade and Development Economics
  • Labor and Population Economics

Robert King
rking@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Production and Marketing Economics

Morris Kleiner
klein002@umn.edu

Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs and AFL-CIO Chair

  • Labor and Population Economics
  • Policy Analysis

Robert Kudrle
kudrl001@umn.edu

Orville and Jane Freeman Chair in International Trade and Investment Policy, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

  • Trade and Development Economics
  • Policy Analysis

William Lazarus
wlazarus@umn.edu

Professor and Extension Economics, Department of Applied Economics 

  • Production and Marketing Economics

David Levinson
delvinson@umn.edu

Lecturer, Humphrey School of Public Affairs - Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

  • Policy Analysis

Deborah Levison
levis001@umn.edu

Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 

  • Trade and Development Economics
  • Labor and Population Economics
  • Policy Analysis

Donald Liu
dliu@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics, Executive Director of Minnesota Council on Economic Education

  • Production and Marketing Economics

Colleen Manchester
cmanch@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Work and Organizations, Carlson School of Management 

  • Labor and Population Economics

Gerard McCullough
gmccullo@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Production and Marketing Economics

Steve Miller
s-miller@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Resource and Environmental Economics
  • Policy Analysis 

Kota Minegishi
kota@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science

  • Production and Marketing Economics
  • Policy Analysis
Hamid Mohtadi
mohta001@umn.edu

Adjunct Professor, Department of Applied Economics and Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Development and Trade Economics

Samuel Myers
myers006@umn.edu

Roy Wilkins Professor of Human Relations and Social Justice, Humphrey School of Public Affairs 

  • Policy Analysis

Elton Mykerezi
myker001@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics

John Nyman
nyman001@umn.edu

Professor, Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health 

  • Health Economics

Tade Okediji
tokediji@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics

Kent Olson
kdolson@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics, Associate Dean

  • Production and Marketing Economics

Philip Pardey
ppardey@umn.edu

Professor and Director, International Science and Technology Practice and Policy (InSTePP) Center, Department of Applied Economics

  • Development and Trade Economics

Hikaru Peterson
hhp@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics 

  • Consumer Behavior and Household Economics

Jeffrey Peterson
jmpeter@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics - Director, Water Resources Center

  • Policy Analysis
  • Resource and Environmental Economics

Stephen Polasky
polasky@umn.edu

Regents Professor and Fesler-Lampert Professor of Ecological/Environmental Economics, Department of Applied Economics

  • Resource and Environmental Economics

Joe Ritter
jritter@umn.edu

Director of Graduate Students and Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Labor and Population Economics
  • Policy Analysis

C. Ford Runge
frunge@umn.edu 

Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Applied Economics and Law

  • Development and Trade Economics
  • Resource and Environmental Economics

Pamela Smith
psmith@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Trade and Development Economics

Rodney Smith
smith142@umn.edu

Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Production and Marketing Economics
  • Resource and Environmental Economics

Aaron Sojourner
asojourn@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Work and Organizations, Carlson School of Management

  •  Labor and Population Economics

Judy Temple
jtemple@umn.edu

Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

  •  Policy Analysis

Chengyan Yue
yuechy@umn.edu

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics

  • Consumer Behavior and Household Economics
  • Trade and Development Economics
  • Production and Marketing Economics