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Dr. Mark Maier, Economics
  • Div/Depts:Economics, Social Sciences Division
  • Location:SR 352
  • Phone: ext. 5468
  • Email:
  • Job TitleEconomics Department Chair | Professor of Economics
  • Office Hours Fall 2020
    Online by Appointment

 Please contact me at if

  • you are in my Fall 2020 course
  • you are interested in transferring as an economics major
  • you want to know more about what you can do with an economics degree
  • you are writing a paper on an economics topic
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Ph.D. Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research

A.B. Oberlin College

Publications and Projects:

Enhancing economic education at community colleges  
National Science Foundation project to promote the use of innovative economic education resources by community college instructors.  Click here for more information.

Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics  
A National Science Foundation project at Carleton College's Science Education Resource Center. The web site introduces economists to innovative teaching strategies and promotes the sharing of teaching innovations among instructors. Click here for more information.

Just in Time Teaching: Across the Disciplines, and Across the Academy  
Co-edited with Scott Simkins. Stylus Publishing, 2009. Click here for more information.

Introducing Economics: A Critical Guide For High School Teachers 
Click here for more Information. 

National Science Foundation Project
Team-based learning (TBL) improves student learning through a structured, evidence-based, whole-course framework. Click here to learn more about Team Based Learning in Economics. 

Using Team-Based Learning in Economics 
Video of presentation at EconEd Conference. Click here for more information.

Journal of Economic Education, 2017 

Index of economic freedom: Unrealized pedagogical opportunities. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Publications:

Entrepreneurship: Economic Innovation or Ideological Cover? (2020)

Special issue of New Directions for Community Colleges Community College Faculty Engagement with Disciplinary Societies (2021)

Teaching the Microeconomics Principles Course, Edward Elgar Publishing (2022)

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