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Ph.D. Fellows

Dr. Edwar Escalante, Angleo State University

Edwar Escalante
Position — Research Assistant
Academic Years — 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
Dissertation Title — The Political Economy of Violence and Development in Latin America
Dissertation Advisor — Adam Martin
Current Position — Instructor of Economics, Norris-Vincent College of Business, Angelo State University
Research Associate, Free Market Institute, Texas Tech University

Dr. Glenn Furton, New York University

Glenn Furton
Position — Research Assistant
Academic Years — 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
Dissertation Title — The Political Economy of Reform
Dissertation Advisor — Adam Martin
Current Position — Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Foundations of the Market Economy Program, New York University

Dr. Raymond March, San Jose State University

Raymond March
Position — Research Assistant
Academic Years — 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
Dissertation Title — Self-Regulation in the Pharmaceutical Market
Dissertation Advisor — Adam Martin
Initial Placement — Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, San Jose State University
Current Position — Assistant Professor, Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University

Dr. Audrey Redford, Western Carolina University

Audrey Redford
Position — Research Assistant
Academic Years — 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16
Dissertation Title — 'High Hopes' and 'Bad Bundles': The Political Economy of U.S. Drug Control Policy
Dissertation Advisor — Adam Martin (co-chair) and Benjamin Powell (co-chair)
Current Position — Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Economics, Management, & Project Management, Western Carolina University

Research Staff

Dr. Vincent Geloso

Samuel Absher
Position — Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Academic Years — 2018-19
Current Position — Associate Economist, RAND Corporation

 

Dr. Vincent Geloso

Vincent Geloso
Position — Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Academic Years — 2016-17, 2017-18
Initial Placement — Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Bates College
Current Position — Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, King's University College (London, Ontario)

Dr. Kathleen Sheehan, Creighton University

Kathleen Sheehan
Position — Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Academic Years — 2014-15
Current Position — Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Finance, Heider College of Business, Creighton University

Mr. Taylor Smith, COFCO Agri Ltd.

Taylor Smith
Position — Research Assistant
Academic Years — 2014-15, 2015-16
Initial Placement — Commodities Research Analyst, COFCO Agri Ltd.
Current Position — Analyst, DWS (Deutsche Bank)

Dr. Rick Weber, Farmingdale State College

Rick Weber
Position — Research Associate and Visiting Dissertation Fellow
Academic Years — 2013-14
Dissertation Title — Empirical Studies of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy
Dissertation Advisor — Benjamin Powell
Current Position — Assistant Professor of Economics, Farmingdale State College

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