Economics & Business Program

Dr. Scott R. Steele

Currently Serving as Dean of Curriculum and Student Learning

Lincoln, Room 320
CPO 2065
Phone: 859-985-3181
Fax: 859-985-3637
E-Mail: scott_steele@berea.edu

Office Hours: Contact sarah_broomfield@berea.edu or Sam Cole to make an appointment

Personal Home Page

At Berea College since 2002

Degrees

  • B.A., Texas Christian University, 1990
  • M.A., Texas A & M University, 1992
  • M.S., Texas A & M University, 1993
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1997

Courses

  • ECO 341: Development Economics: Theory and Applications
  • ECO 102: Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 370: Environmental Issues in Public Policy
  • ECO 310: Research in Economics I
  • Eco 410: Research in Economics II
  • GSTR 110: Seminar in Writing I: Critical Thinking and the Liberal Arts
  • GSTR 410: Seminar in Contemporary Global Issues

Research Programs

  • Agricultural and Environmental Economics, Organizational Economics, Economic Education

Biography

Dr. Steele’s educational background is in philosophy and environmental economics. After obtaining a B.A. and M.A. in philosophy and environmental ethics Dr Steele received an M.S. in agricultural economics from Texas A&M and a Ph.D. in agricultural and applied economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Dr. Steele began his teaching career in the Department of Economics at the National University Ireland, Galway where he taught from 1997 to 2001.

Dr. Steele’s research interests are varied with a primary focus on environmental and resource economics. Dr. Steele has been recently pursing work on the application of organizational economics in the field agri-environmental economics. In the past Dr. Steele has pursued work in feminist economics, economic education, and has investigated gender-based differences in environmental attitudes and behavior. For additional information see Dr. Steele’s Personal Home Page (above).

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