Left to Right: F. Wang, S. Noh, C. Wang, L. Hofmann

On Friday, October 12th, the Department held a reception for the recipients of the graduate student awards. 
Congratulations to this year's recipients!

Chris Otrok

On Thursday, September 27, the Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) Economics Honor Society held “Pizza with Dr. Otrok”.

ODE SP18 Inductees

Eighteen students and one alumnus were inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon economics honor society this spring. ODE recognizes high-achieving students majoring in economics or related fields.



Gabriel Gassmann

Junior Gabriel Gassmann was selected as one of 20 Kinder Scholars, an MU program for undergraduate students that includes a summer inter

James Geary

James Geary in A&S exhibition of undergraduate research, showing his analysis of racial bias in traffic stops for a writing assignment in Law and Economics (Econ 4367) this past fall.

Thomas Fomby, R. Carter Hill, Stanley Johnson, Dan Thornton, Buz Brock

Alumnus Thomas B. Fomby won the Disinguished Alumni Honorees award at a banquet held on campus Friday, February 23.

From left to right: Thomas Fomby, R. Carter Hill, Stanley Johnson, Dan Thornton, Buz Brock

William A. "Buz" Brock

Phi Beta Kappa-Alpha of Missouri Chapter, the College of Arts and Science, and the Department of Economics will sponsor a lecture and reception in honor of Mizzou alum William A. “Buz” Brock on Thursday, March 8, at 4 p.m.

Department faculty members Michael Podgursky and Cory Koedel are among the top 200 education policy scholars nationally, according to an algorithmic ranking published by Education Week.


Professor Eric Parsons

The A&S Student Council recognizes excellence in a faculty member by selecting that faculty member for the Purple Chalk Award. This fall the student council selected Professor Eric Parsons of the Department of Economics to receive the honor.

Taehwan Kim

Doctoral candidate Taehwan Kim will be recognized at the Missouri Valley Economic Association general business meeting on Oct.