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The Department welcomes inquiries about its programs. Please direct queries about undergraduate programs to Margaret Fergus, about the Ph.D. program to Annie Brown, and about the Graduate Program in Economic Development to Brooke Talley.

Chairs and Program Directors

Peter Rousseau

Chair
Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in Social and Natural Sciences and Professor of Economics
Email
Website
615-322-2466
318 Calhoun Hall
Joel Rodrigue

Vice Chair
Associate Professor of Economics
Email
Website
615-322-4754
316 Calhoun Hall
Mattias Polborn

Director of Graduate Studies
Professor of Economics, Professor of Political Science
Email
Website
615-875-9113
301B Calhoun Hall
Rupinder Saggi

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Senior Lecturer in Economics
Email
Website
615-322-0715
406 Calhoun Hall
Kathryn Anderson

Director, Graduate Program in Economic Development
Professor of Economics
Email
Website
615-322-0263
422B Calhoun Hall

Administrative Staff

Elizabeth TeSelle

Administrative Manager
Email
615-322-2460
415 Calhoun Hall
Annie Brown

Coordinator, Ph.D. Program; Seminar Coordinator; Faculty Travel Coordinator
Email
615-322-7273
415 Calhoun Hall
Brooke Talley

Administrative Coordinator, Graduate Program in Economic Development (MA)
Email
615-322-2486
422 Calhoun Hall
Margaret Fergus

Accounting Assistant; Purchasing and Recruiting; Assistant to the Director of Undergraduate Studies
Email
615-322-3550
415 Calhoun Hall