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Economics & Finance


Patricia Robertson


Dr. Patricia Robertson

Chair, Economics and Finance / Professor of Business Law

Faculty Coordinator for Women’s Business Leadership Center

Phone: 870-972-2300

Office: Business, 302


Chris Brown


Dr. Chris Brown

Professor of Economics

Phone: 870-972-3737

Office: Delta Center for Economic Development, 209


Jim Washam


Dr. Jim Washam

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs

Associate Professor of Finance

Phone: 870-972-3960

Office: Business, 101B


Jerry Crawford


Dr. Jerry Crawford

Professor of Economics

Phone: 870-972-3738

Office: Business, 407


Gauri Guha


Dr. Gauri Guha

Associate Professor of Economics

Phone: 870-680-8465

Office: Business, 412


Xiankui Hu


Dr. Xiankui Hu

Associate Professor of Finance

Phone: 870-972-2470

Office: Business, 309


Matthew Hill


Dr. Matthew Hill

Assistant Professor of Finance

Director of Center for Treasury and Financial Analytics

Phone: 870-680-8046

Office: College of Business, 204


David Kern


Dr. David Kern

Associate Professor of Finance

McAdams Frierson Chair of Bank Management

Phone: 870-680-8466

Office: Business, 332


Randy Kesselring


Dr. Randy Kesselring

Professor of Economics

Phone: 870-680-8467

Office: Business, 402D


J. Mark Lewis


Dr. J. Mark Lewis

Senior Lecture in Law

Phone: 870-972-2076

Office: Business, 310


Jeffrey Pittman


Dr. Jeffrey Pittman

Professor of Business Law

Phone: 870-972-2663

Office: Business, 424b


Richard Taylor


Dr. Richard Taylor

Professor of Finance

Phone: 870-680-8081

Office: Business, 424A


Philip Tew


Dr. Philip Tew

Associate Professor of Finance

Director of Economic Education and Financial Literacy

Phone: 870-972-3742

Office: Business, 332b


Thad Jackson


Mr. Thad Jackson

Temporary Instructor of Economics

Phone: 870-680-8316

Office: College of Business, 306


Crystal Pierce


Crystal Pierce

Administrative Specialist

Phone: (870) 972-3883

Office: Business, 302