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Dr. Richard Vogel, Dean of the School of Business

Dr. Richard Vogel

Dean of the School of Business
School of Business
 School of Business, Room 325


Dr. Vogel earned a PhD in Economics at Florida International University. He earned a MA in Economics at Georgia State University and a BA in Economics at Florida Atlantic University.


Dr. Vogel's fields of specialization are Urban and Regional Economics & Development Economics. An educator for over twenty years, he is the Dean of the School of Business and Professor of Economics at Farmingdale State.

Dr. Vogel has done extensive research in the economic impact of natural and man made-disasters, disaster policy, and urban and regional economic development and growth. Additionally, he has conducted research in the areas of economics education, cultural economics, and sports economics. He is the recipient of a Fulbright scholar award where he spent six months teaching and conducting research at the National University of Mongolia in 2007 and continues to conduct research on Mongolian economic development issues. He presents his research at conferences frequently and has published numerous journal articles and book chapters.


"Global Viewpoints: The effect of geographic background and travel experience on choice of study."
   New York Economic Review 44: 43-53. 2013

"Politics, diversity and the distribution of federal disaster assistance."
   Economics and Business Letters 1 (2) (online)

"The Rate Of Time Preference, Seat Location Choice And Student Performance In The Classroom."
   (Coauthored with Wisdom Akpalu and Xu Zhang) New York Economic Review 43: 33-45 2012.

"Student Performance in the Economics Classroom." (Coauthored with Wisdom Akpalu).
   Academy of Economics and Finance Journal  1: 61-67. 2010

"Introduction to the Symposium on Mathematics and Economics: Some Perspectives from the Mathematical Association of American Curriculum Foundation Seminar." (Coauthored with J.E. Payne).
    Journal of Economics and Finance 34 (4)   468-470. 2010

"Higher Education and the New York State's Economy".  (Coauthored with W.H Keen)
    Economic Development Quarterly 24 (4): 348-394. 2010

"Information Technology and Agricultural Exports in India." (Coauthored with B. Veeramacheneni & E. Ekanayake).
     Southwestern Economic Review 37 (1): 17-28. 2010.  


  • 2014-Present- New York Sea Grant in the amount of $261,660. "Leveraging Long Island's Coastal Heritage for the future: Integration and Diversification of Long Island's Coastal Industries."
  • 2014-Academy of Economics and Finance Teaching Fellow Award.
  • 2013-Academy of Economics and Finance Service Fellow Award.
  • 2010-Visiting Scholars Lecture Series Award, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea.
  • 2008- National Science Foundation: Co-Principal Investigator, $5000 Award to conduct MAA.
  • 2006- Fulbright Scholar Award to teach Economics in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Spring 2007.