Alumni & Giving
Alumni & Giving
CSU economics alumni are a vibrant community of scholars changing the world from here in Colorado, throughout the nation, and around the globe.
Melanie Long – Ph.D. Economics, 2019
Where I am now: I am an Assistant Professor of economics at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. “I chose the CSU Department of Economics for my graduate studies for three reasons: the wonderful community, unique academic program, and emphasis on teaching. When I visited the department, all the faculty, staff, and students whom […]Read More
Luke Petach – Ph.D. Economics, 2019
Where I am now: Since earning my Ph.D., I have joined the faculty at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. where I am an Assistant Professor in the Jack C. Massey College of Business. “I chose to study at CSU because it is one of the few economics departments in the country that offers graduate training […]Read More
Brody Hatch – Ph.D. Economics, 2017
Where I am now: I joined the team at Starbucks Coffee, coming onboard as a Data Scientist to now being the Director of Strategic Pricing and Applied Economics in their Seattle, WA office. “I chose CSU specifically because of the broad range of economic thought being taught by the diverse faculty. The mountains and sunshine […]Read More
Donnie Osborne – B.A. Economics Online, 2021
Where I am now: Since completing my bachelor’s degree in economics online, I am now a full-time Structural Engineer for the U.S. government in Japan. Read his story here.Read More
Justin Smith – B.A. Economics and Geography, 2021
Where I am now: I am a graduate student in the Local Economic Development master’s program at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Read Justin’s story hereRead More
Jacob Moore – B.A. Economics, 2018
Where I am now: After CSU, I attended the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom where I graduated with an MPhil in Economics in 2020. Following two years as an RA at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, I am now a PhD student in the Real Estate and Urban Economics group at the […]Read More
Kristen Malloy – B.A. Economics and Business Administration, 2017
Where I am now: After college, I began my career in a 3-year training program to become a commissioned Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City in the Denver branch. I completed my training and have been a commissioned Bank Examiner at the Fed since October 2020. “I chose to study at […]Read More
Shabda Gyawali – B.A. Economics, 2009
Where I am now: I am a partner and the Investment Director for Dolma Impact Fund, an impact equity fund focused on Nepal with assets under management of USD 86.6M. I lead the investment team for deal origination, transaction execution, FDI approvals, structuring, post-investment value creation and exit management.Read More
Alumna Ann Mari May publishes early account of women in economics
Ann Mari May (Ph.D. ’88) has published a new book, “Gender and the Dismal Science: Women in the Early Years of the Economics Profession” (Columbia 2022), a groundbreaking account of factors that excluded women from the field and why gender bias persists today.
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