A Well-Connected, Knowledgeable Faculty
The online MA in Economics faculty at American University is comprised of some of the most renowned economists and professors from around the globe. Get to know our faculty and learn more about their expertise.
I have been consistently impressed by both the knowledge of the faculty and their interest in teaching. Every professor I have had so far clearly takes great pleasure in the work of teaching and it shows up in how attentive they are to their students, even at a distance.
– Lisa Boyd, Agency Partner Specialist, Second Harvest Heartland
Assistant Professor and Program Director
Professor Sonenshine’s research and teaching interests include antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, international trade and finance, and economic history. He will be teaching...View Profile
Colleen Callahan regularly teaches Macroeconomic Theory (Economics 501), a required course in the master’s program. She has been a professor at American University since the fall of 2001.View Profile
Dr. Gunter is an international scholar in development economics. His areas of expertise include development macroeconomics, debt sustainability analysis, and the social impact of...View Profile
Mary Eschelbach Hansen is widely published in the fields of child welfare policy and economic history. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of...View Profile
Economist in Residence
Evan Kraft specializes in the economics of transition, monetary policy and banking issues. He served as Director of the Research Department and Adviser to the Governor of the Croatian National Bank.View Profile
Professor Mohseni has worked extensively in a number of divisions in the World Bank, including its treasury group, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) sustainable development group, and...View Profile
Walter Park is on the faculty of economics at American University. His area of research is the economics of technology and intellectual property rights, and the impacts on economic growth and...View Profile
Kara M. Reynolds
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Professor Reynolds joined the department in 2003 after completing her PhD at the University of Virginia. Her research interests include the political economy...View Profile
Professor Yesuf’s research interests include poverty, environment and development issues in low-income countries, with a special focus on households’ behavioral issues...View Profile
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