Principal Senior Lecturer in Economics
Professor Buckles has worked and published research in economic education and economics of education. He, along with a number of contributing authors, has recently published introductory economics textbooks that are electronically interactive. He is currently serving on the Economic Advisory Committee for the 2022 Economics Assessment, part of the National Assessment of Education Progress exams. He is also a Senior Economics Adviser for the National Council for Economic Education. He has served as Professor of Economics at Vanderbilt, President of the Council for Economic Education, and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His Ph.D. in Economics is from Vanderbilt and he received his B.A. from Grinnell College.