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Faculty


Richard

Dr. Richard M. Vogel, Dean of School of Business
Professor of Economics   
Campus Liaison Officer, New York State Assembly and 
Senate Legislative Session Internship Programs

OFFICE:  Whitman Hall 118
PHONE:  (631) 420-2189
E-MAIL:   vogelrm@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: Florida Atlantic University (B.A), Georgia State University (M.A), Florida International University (Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS:  Regional Economic Development, Natural Hazards and Disaster Analysis 

COURSES:  Arts and Entertainment Economics, Sports Economics, Economics of Global and Disasters, Engineering Economics, Economic Research & Reporting, Applied Economic Analysis 


Wisdom

Dr. Wisdom Akpalu
Associate Professor of Economics

OFFICE: Memorial Hall 207
PHONE: (631) 794-6102
E-MAIL:  akpaluw@famingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: University of Cape Coast (B.A), Addis Ababa University (M.S), Goteborg University (Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Development Economics, Modeling Microeconomics Behaviors, Empirical Econometric Analysis, Optimal Extraction of Natural Resources, and Economics of Climate Change. 

COURSES: Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Quantitative Analysis for Economists, Introduction to Econometrics, Environmental Economics and Policy, Forecasting, and Research Methods. 


xu

Dr. Xu Zhang

Acting Chair
Assistant Professor of Economic

OFFICE: Memorial Hall 208
PHONE: (631) 420-2334
E-MAIL: xu.zhang@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:  Xiamen University, P.R. China (B.A.), 
Binghamton University (M.A., and Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTERESTS:  Labor Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education

COURSES:  Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Labor Economics and Economics of Gender.


Dr. Abeba Mussa
Assistant Professor of Economics

OFFICE: Memorial Hall 211
PHONE:  (631) 420-2049
E-MAIL: mussaa@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND:  Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (B.A., & M.S.), Western Michigan University (M.A., & Ph.D.)

RESEARCH INTEREST:  Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics, Development Economics and International Finance.

COURSES: Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, and International Finance.


Ambrose

Dr. Ambrose R. Jusu
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

OFFICE:  Memorial Hall 232
PHONE:  (631) 794-6102
E-MAIL:  jusu@farmingdale.edu

EDUCATION BACKGROUND: Brooklyn College, City University of New York (B.A. & M.A.), The New School (M.Phil & Ph.D)

RESEARCH INTEREST:  Health Economics, Inequality and Economic Growth in  Africa

COURSES: Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Financial Economics, and International Trade.