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Dr. Despain has been teaching for 19 years and taught at a number of universities before coming to Nichols, including Saint Joseph University in China and the University of Oslo in Norway.
Professor of Economics / Economics Program Chair & Honors Scholar Program Chair
Dr. Despain currently teaches the following courses:
His research interests include Political Economy; Institutional Economic Theory; History of Economic Thought; and the Philosophy of Critical Realism. He has published approximately 70 articles in publications such as …
A number of his op/ed pieces have appeared in the:
In his spare time, he enjoys playing outside with his children.