Economics Department Administration

For general inquiries please contact or 202-885-3770.


Kara Reynolds Professor and Department Chair, Economics CAS | Economics

Prof. Reynolds joined the department in 2003 after completing her PhD at the University of Virginia. Her research interests include the political economy of trade protection, particularly antidumping

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MA Program Director

Ralph Sonenshine Senior Professorial Lecturer CAS | Economics

Professor Sonenshine is a Senior Professorial Lecturer of Economics at American University. Ralph combines an academic background in industrial organization, international economics, and economic hist

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PhD Program Director

Undergraduate Program Director

Evan Kraft Economist-in-Residence CAS | Economics

Evan Kraft specializes in the economics of transition, monetary policy and banking issues. He served as Director of the Research Department and Adviser to the Governor of the Croatian National Bank. H

  (202) 885-3711