Involved People of Bagwell Center

Get to know the dedicated, involved people of the Bagwell Center for the Study of Markets and Economic Opportunity. Specializing in fields such as Public Economics, Game Theory, Macroeconomics, Homeland Security and more, the members of the Bagwell Center are highly engaged with our events and research to make your experience valuable at KSU.

Director

Name
Position
  • photo of timothy matthews

    Director of the Center for the Study of Markets and Economic Opportunity and Professor of Economics

    tmathew7@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2072
    BB 412

    Economics PhD (Stony Brook University)
    fields of specialization: game theory, industrial organization, public economics

    website

Members

Name
Position
  • photo of james boudreau

    Associate Professor of Economics

    jboudre5@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3413
    BB 410

    Economics PhD (University of Connecticut)
    fields of specialization: game theory, contests, social choice

    website
  • photo of marcus marktanner

    Professor of Conflict Management and Economics

    mmarktan@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-7750
    BB 408

    Economics PhD (Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany)
    fields of specialization: conflict economics, history of economic thought, comparative economics

    website
  • photo of filippo occhino

    Associate Professor of Economics

    focchino@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6319
    BB 409

    Economics PhD (University of Chicago)
    Fields of Specialization: macroeconomics and financial stability

    website

Affiliated Faculty

Name
Position
  • photo of aniruddha bagchi

    Chair of the Department of Economics, Finance and Quantitative Analysis and Professor of Economics

    abagchi@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6720
    BB 321

    Economics PhD (Vanderbilt University)
    fields of specialization: industrial economics, law enforcement and homeland security

    website
  • photo of jc bradbury

    Professor of Economics

    jbradbu2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2369
    BB 438

    Economics PhD (George Mason University)
    fields of specialization: public economics, sports economics

    website
  • photo of sean ellermeyer

    Professor of Mathematics

    sellerme@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6129
    D 235

    Mathematics PhD (Emory University)
    fields of specialization: differential equations, game theory, auction theory

    website
  • photo of randall goodwin

    Part-Time Professor of Economics

    rgoodwin@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6428
    BB 349

    Economics PhD (University of Georgia)
    fields of specialization: econometrics, history of economic thought

    website
  • photo of jerry herbel

    Professor of Public Administration

    jherbel@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-7746
    SO 5042

    Political Science Phd (University of Oklahoma)
    fields of specialization: history of public administration, public ethics, administrative reform

  • photo of brett katzman

    Professor of Economics

    bkatzman@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6365
    BB 318

    Economics PhD (Duke University)
    fields of specialization: applied microeconomics, auction theory

    website
  • photo of luc noiset

    Professor of Economics

    lnoiset@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4371
    BB 317

    Economics PhD (Tulane University)
    fields of specialization: public economics, taxation, urban economics

    website
  • photo of michael patrono

    Senior Lecturer of Economics & Finance

    mpatrono@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2656
    BB 437A

    Economics MS (Florida State University)
    fields of specialization: comparative economic systems, ethics of economic systems

    website
  • photo of tom rotnem

    Associate Director of the School of Government and International Affairs and Professor of Political Science

    trotnem@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6908
    SO 5044

    Political Science PhD (Ohio State University)
    fields of specialization: comparative politics, international political economy, Russian and post-Soviet politics

    website
  • photo of ben scafidi

    Director of Education Economics Center and Professor of Economics

    bscafidi@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2501
    BB 405

    Economics PhD (University of Virginia)
    fields of specialization: economics of education, economics of the public sector

    website
  • photo of jesse schwartz

    Professor of Economics & Finance

    jschwar7@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6583
    BB 324

    Economics PhD (University of Maryland)
    fields of specialization: applied microeconomic theory, auctions, environmental economics

    website
  • photo of david shock

    Professor of Political Science

    dshock@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6037
    SO 5038

    Political Science PhD (Miami University)
    fields of specialization: state and local government, intergovernmental relations, public administration

  • photo of kerwin swint

    Director of the School of Government and International Affairs and Professor of Political Science

    kswint@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6227
    SO 5048

    Political Science PhD (Georgia State University)
    fields of specialization: campaigns and elections, mass media, political history

    website

Visiting Scholars

Name
Position
  • photo of nick cooper

    Limited Term Instructor of Economics

    ncoope25@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-4233
    BB 436

    Economics PhD (George Mason University)
    fields of specialization: monetary theory and policy, history of monetary institutions, Austrian economics

  • photo of burt folsom

    Part-Time Professor of Economic History

    bfolsom2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6091
    BB 322

    History PhD (University of Pittsburgh)
    fields of specialization: economic history of the United States, history of the American Presidency

    website

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