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Degree Program University
Ph.D. Economics University of Notre Dame
M.A. Economics University of Notre Dame
B.A. Economics Princeton University

My Professional Experience

Year Title University
2001 - Now Professor of Economics Siena College
1997 - 2001 Associate Professor of Economics Siena College
1996 - 2000 Partner and V.P. Business Consulting Sustainable Solutions, Inc.
1995 - 1997 Visiting Scholar in Social Sciences Worcester Polytechnic Institute
1985 - 1997 Assistant Professor of Economics Siena College
1984 - 1985 Senior Teaching Fellow in Economics University of Notre Dame
1983 - 1985 Swimming and Diving Coach St. Marys College
1981 - 1982 Graduate Teaching Fellow in Economics University of Notre Dame
1978 - 1980 Teacher and Head Coach in English, Mathematics, Swimming, and Cross Country Northeast High School
1976 - 1977 Teacher and Head Coach in English, Physical Education, and Soccer Robert Kolej

Articles & Book Reviews

  • The Supply of Community Supported Agriculture
    Journal of Business and Economics Research, vol. 4
    March, 2006
  • The Demand for Community Supported Agriculture
    Journal of Business and Economics Research, vol. 4
    February, 2006
  • The Sustainability of Community Supported Agriculture: A Case Study
    Pace Institute for Environmental and Regional Studies, vol. 1
    October, 2002
  • Discussant Comments: Prudence and Precautionary Savings
    Pennsylvania Economics Association
    June, 2002
  • The Demand for Community Supported Agriculture
    Pennsylvania Economics Association
    June, 2002
  • The Dynamics of System Dynamics
    International System Dynamics Conference
    August, 1997
  • Measuring the Efects of Systems Thinking Interventions on Mental Models
    International System Dynamics Conference
    July, 1996
  • Using Cognitive Styles Typology to Explain Differences in Dynamic Decision Making in a Computer Simulation Game Environment
    International System Dynamics Conference
    July, 1996
  • An Institutional Dynamics Approach to the Study of Peace and World Order
    International System Dynamics Conference
    June, 1992
  • Families and Inflation: Who Was Hurt in the Last high Inflation Period?
    Journal of Marriage and Family, vol. 53
    February, 1991
  • A Sow's Ear from a Silk Purse: Why Welfare Policy Has Been Ineffective
    Voices, vol. 19
    Spring, 1997
  • A System Dynamics Approach to Sustainable Cities
    International System Dynamics Conference
    Summer/Autumn, 1995
  • Extending the Augmented Solow Growth Model to Explain Transitional Economies
    Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting
    Winter, 2007
  • Minimum Wages and Economic Justice: A Classroom Experiment
    Forum For Social Economics, vol. 42
    Jan-Mar, 2013
  • Op/Ed: Setting the Record Straight About Welfare and Work
    Voices, vol. 12
    Fall, 1996
  • Religious Traditions, Anti-Poverty Policy and Peace Studies: A Comparison of Structural Violence in the United States and Europe
    Voices, vol. 21
    Fall, 1999
  • Structural Adjustment Programs or Structured Against the Poor?: The Case Against IMF Intervention in the Third World
    Voices, vol. 21
    Fall, 1999
  • Using Cognitive Styles Typology to Explain Individual Differences in Dynamic Decision Making: Much Ado about Nothing
    CQM Journal, vol. 6
    Winter, 1998

Awards & Distinctions

  • Finalist
    Category: Teaching
    Jerome Walton Excellence in Teaching, 2007
  • Finalist
    Category: Teaching
    Jerome Walton Excellence in Teaching, 2006
  • Finalist
    Category: Teaching
    Jerome Walton Excellence in Teaching, 2000
  • Finalist
    Category: Teaching
    Jerome Walton Excellence in Teaching, 1999

Books & Book Chapters

  • Complex Decision Making: Theory and Practice
    Springer
    2008
  • The Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems
    UNESCO
    2003
  • The Work & Family Interface: Toward a Contextual Effects Perspective
    National Council on Family Relations
    1995

Presentations

  • CEO Compensation and Firm Performance
    April, 2016
    Business Research Consortium of Western New York, Niagara Falls, New York
  • The Impact of State Income Taxes on Job Growth
    April, 2013
    Business Research Consortium of Western New York, Buffalo, New York
  • Household Leverage, the Productivity-Wage Gap, and Corporate Profits
    April, 2012
    Business Research Consortium of Western New York, Oswego, New York
  • Minimum Wages and Economic Justice: A Classroom Exercise
    October, 2011
    New York State Sociological Association, Loudonville, New York
  • Farmers, Vegetables, and Community Supported Agriculture
    October, 2002
    International Atlantic Economic Conference, Washington, District of Columbia
  • An Analysis of the Structure and Dynamics of Demand for a Community Supported Agricultural Farm
    May, 2002
    Pennsylvania Economics Association, Edinboro, Pennsylvania
  • Structural Violence in the U.S: The Role of the Poor in the Evolution of Capitalism
    April, 1999
    Peace Studies Association Conference, Loudonville, New York
  • Measuring Changes in Mental Models of Dynamics Systems: An Exploratory Study
    July, 1998
    International System Dynamics Conference, Quebec, Canada
  • The Dynamics of System Dynamics
    August, 1997
    International System Dynamics Conference, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Measuring the Effects of Systems Thinking Interventions on Mental Models
    July, 1996
    International System Dynamics Conference, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Using Cognitive Styles Typology to Explain Differences in Dynamic Decision Making in a Computer Simulation Game Environment
    July, 1996
    International System Dynamics Conference, Boston, Massachusetts
  • A System Dynamics Approach to Sustainable Cities
    August, 1995
    International System Dynamics Conference, Tokyo, Japan
  • An Institutional Dynamics Approach to the Study of Peace and World Order
    June, 1992
    International System Dynamics Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands