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Economics Department

Faculty and Staff

Department of Economics

Aaron hegdeDr. S. Aaron Hegde
Department Chair of Economics
Director of Environmental Resource Program
Professor of Economics
Ph.D., North Carolina State University

Phone: 661-654-2495
Fax: 661-654-2438

Office: BDC 249A



Trisha Bales- Admin Support Trisha Harmon

Administrative Support Coordinator

Phone: 661-654-2181
Office: BDC 142A



Dr. John DealDr. John Deal
Lecturer in Economics
Director of Agricultural Business Program
Ph.D., North Carolina State

Phone: 661-654-3685

Office: BDC 261A


Richard GearhartDr. Richard Gearhart

Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Clemson University

Phone: 661-654-3962

Office: BDC 257A




Dr. Abbas GrammyDr. Abbas Grammy

Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

Phone: 661-654-2466
Fax: 661-654-2438

Office: BDC 233A


Dr. Najmeh KamyabiDr. Najmeh Kamyabi

Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Economics

Phone: 661-654-2779


Office: BDC 255A



Margaret MalixiDr. Margaret Malixi

Professor of Economics
Ph. D., University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee

Phone: 661-654-2464
Fax:     661-654-2438

Office: BDC 258A


Nyakundi MichiekaDr. Nyakundi Michieka

Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D., West Virginia University

Phone: 661-654-2465

Office: BDC 259A





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