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Department of Economics

Department of Economics

Temporary Virtual Services

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak we will be delivering all services virtually. If you are a current student and have questions regarding your class, please email your professor directly.

Faculty information is listed in About Us. For advising, please email Pete Tsournos at For general questions, please email Kathy Williams at kjwilliams@csuchico.

We are a growing and vibrant department providing the highest quality education, with faculty actively participating in scholarship.  Scholarship activities of our faculty members include environmental and natural resource economics, international and development economics, energy economics, economic history and economic policy. Given the breadth of expertise of our faculty, we are able to offer a wide range of courses. Our faculty is committed to foster a strong sense of community, and students enjoy extensive interaction with faculty members.  The Department of Economics at Chico State University is committed to student intellectual development. The faculty members engage their students in research projects on topics that include important contributions to local, regional, national and international issues and policy analysis.