Experience Excellence

at California State University, Chico here.

Economics is a method rather than a doctrine, an apparatus of the mind, a technique of thinking which helps its possessor to draw correct conclusions.
John Maynard Keynes

Faculty and Staff


Anita Chaudhry

Associate Professor

Areas of Concentration: Environmental and Resource Economics, Development Economics and Institutions

Office: Butte 649B
Phone: 530-898-5494
E-mail: achaudhry@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: MW 3:00pm–4:30pm


Jacob Jennings

Assistant Professor

Areas of Concentration: Macroeconomics, Monetary and U.S. History of Economics

Office: Butte 643
Phone: 530-898-6530
E-mail: jrjennings@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: MW 8am–9am, 11am–12pm

Greg Madonia

Greg Madonia

Assistant Professor

Areas of Concentration: Labor, Environmental and Sports Economics, and Microeconomics

Office: Butte 651
Phone: 530-898-5036
Email: gmadonia@csuchico.edu 
Office Hours: TR 1:30pm–3pm or by appt.


Michael Perelman


Areas of Concentration: Heterodox Economics, History of Economic Thought, Economics of War

Office: Butte 601A
Phone: 530-898-5321
E-mail: mperelman@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: MW 8:30am-11am

Steve Price

Office: Butte 649A
Phone: None
E-mail: pricest@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: TR 3pm–4pm


Andy Radler


Office: Butte 649A
Phone: None
E-mail: radleran@butte.edu
Office Hours: TR 2:30pm-3:30pm and online


Agne Reizgeviciute


Office: Butte 602
Phone: 530-898-5036
E-mail: areizgeviciute@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: MW 8:30am–9:45am or by appt.


Ruben Sargsyan

Associate Professor

Areas of Concentration: International Trade and Finance, and Macroeconomics

Office: Butte 653
Phone: 530-898-4777
E-mail: rsargsyan@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: MW 2:30pm–3:45pm or by appt.


Ali Shahnawaz

Associate Professor

Areas of Concentration: International Trade, Public Health and Development Economics

Office: Butte 639
Phone: 530-898-3611
E-mail: sshahnawaz@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: TR 1:55pm–3:25pm 


Janine Stone

Assistant Professor

Areas of Concentration: Environmental and Resource Economics, Water Economics

Office: Butte 641
Phone: 530-898-5759
E-mail: jmstone@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: MW 1pm–2:30pm or by appt.

Dhanushka Thamarapani

Dhanushka Thamarapani 

Assistant Professor

Areas of Concentration: Child Health, Intergenerational Transmissions, Labor, Development Economics, and Spatial Analysis

Office: Butte 649C
Phone: 530-898-6575
E-mail: dthamaraoani@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: MW 12pm - 1pm


Pete Tsournos

Department Chair

Areas of Concentration: Environmental and Resource Economics, Industrial Regulation and Regional Economics

Office: Butte 603B
Phone: 530-898-5041
E-mail: ptsournos@csuchico.edu
Office Hours: MW 2pm–4pm, TR 1pm–3pm, and Advising by appt.