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Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Brian Strow

Dr. Brian Strow

Dr. Brian Strow

Associate Professor- Economics

Office:  GH 425
Phone:  270-745-7082
Email:  brian.strow@wku.edu
CV:  http://www.wku.edu/economics/documents/cvs/strow-brian.pdf

Research

Dr. Strow has published in the areas of economic history, macroeconomics, labor economics, economic education, and morality and public policy. Brian regularly appears in local, state, and national media (newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio) regarding public policy and has been an economic advisor for candidates for statewide and federal offices. He is a member of the Board of Scholars for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions. Dr. Strow runs and writes articles for the WKU BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, www.wkubbtcenter.com.

Teaching and Service

Dr. Strow has taught: Introduction to Economics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, American Economic History, Public Finance, History of Economic Thought, Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility, Moral Issues in Capitalism, Urban Economics, The Economics of War, and The Global Debt Crisis (MBA level). Dr. Strow has led students on study abroad trips to Australia and New Zealand. Dr. Strow runs the not for credit Capitalism Book Club at WKU. Brian served two terms on the Bowling Green, KY city commission from 2005-2008. In recognition of his work at WKU, Dr. Strow has won both the Gordon Ford College of Business teaching and public service awards.

Bio

Ph.D., Economics, Vanderbilt University (2001)
M.A., Economics, Vanderbilt University B.A.,
Economics and Political Science, Wheaton College (1995)

Dr. Strow is a member of the Association of Private Enterprise Educators (APEE), and the Association of Christian Economists (ACE). He is past president of the Kentucky Economic Association (KEA) and has held membership in the American Economic Association (AEA) and Southern Economic Association (SEA). He enjoys coaching soccer and spending time with his wife, Claudia, and their four children.

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