People in the Department


Lester Kwong
Associate Professor & Chair
Office: Plaza 428
905-688-5550 x5137

Kelly Guembel
Department Administrative Assistant
Office: Plaza 451
905-688-5550 x4697

Indra Hardeen
Sessional Instructor & Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Office: Plaza 454
905-688-5550 x5423

Jean-François Lamarche
Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director
Office: Plaza 443
905-688-5550 x3328


Xue Bai
Associate Professor
905-688-5550 x3938
Research fields: International Trade, Industrial Organization, Economic Development and Applied Microeconomics

Miguel Cardoso
Assistant Professor
905-688-5550 x6639
Research fields: International Economics, Migration, Macroeconomics, Labor Economics

Cornelius Christian
Associate Professor
905-688-5550 x3971
Research fields: Economic History, Development Economics, Political Economy

Andrew Dickens
Associate Professor
905-688-5550 x3991
Research fields: Development Economics, Political Economy, Economic History and Applied Microeconomics

Robert W. Dimand
905-688-5550 x3125
Research fields: Development of macroeconomics, History of Game Theory, History of Women in Economics, Origins of the Efficient Markets Hypothesis

Diane P. Dupont
905-688-5550 x3129
Research fields: Non-market valuation, Environmental Economics, Fisheries Economics

Katerina Koka
Associate Professor
905-688-5550 x4280
Research fields: Macroeconomics, Labor Economics

Joseph Kushner
905-688-5550 x3165
Research fields: Event study methodology, urban economics, industry studies

Lester Kwong
Associate Professor and Department Chair
905-688-5550 x5137
Research fields: Price Discrimination/Strategies, Economics of Uncertainty and Information

Jean-Francois Lamarche
Associate Professor and MBE Program Director
905-688-5550 x3328
Research fields: Econometrics

Qian Liu
Assistant Professor
905-688-5550 x6726
Research fields: Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Economics of Education

Ivan Medovikov
Associate Professor
905-688-5550 x6148
Research fields:Time-series econometrics, financial econometrics and statistic

A. Marcel Oestreich
Associate Professor
905-688-5550 x6252
Research fields: Environmental Economics, Applied Game Theory, Industrial Organization and Empirical Finance

Tomson Ogwang
905-688-5550 x4696
Research fields: Econometrics, Economic Development

The Late Steven Renzetti

Research fields: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Public Policy

Ling Sun
Associate Professor
905-688-5550 x5097
Research fields: Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Monetary Economics

Taylor Wright
Assistant Professor
905-688-5550 x3329
Research fields: Law and Economics, Health Economics, Public Economics

Teegawende Zeida
Assistant Professor
905-688-5550 x6639
Research fields: Macroeconomics, Taxation, Inequality, Entrepreneurship, Misallocation, Computational economics, Labor

sessional instructors

Geoff Black
Office: Plaza 444
905-688-5550 x5428

Indra Hardeen
Office: Plaza 454
905-688-5550 x5423
Research interests: History of women in economics

Roloef Makken
Office: Plaza 444
905-688-5550 x5428
Research interests: Financial economics, economic development

Mojtaba Razavi
Office: Plaza 442
905-688-5550 x3326

professor emeritus

Mohammed Dore
Research fields: Environmental Economics, Justice Theory, Macrodynamics/Business Cycles, Forestry and Global Warming, Sustainable Development

Zisimos Koustas
Research fields: Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Time Series Analysis

  • Robert Dimand won the 2016 Brock University Award for Distinguished Research and Creativity.
  • Robert Dimand received the 2016 Thomas F. Divine Award from the Association for Social Economics.
  • Ivan Medovikov won the 2015 Faculty of Social Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence.
  • Marilyn Cottrell won the 2014 Brock Award for Distinguished Teaching.
  • Marilyn Cottrell won the 2013 Faculty of Social Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence.
  • Professor Robert Dimand won the 2013 Faculty of Graduate Studies Mentoring Award. Established in 2011, the awards honour and recognize the essential role of mentorship in graduate education by graduate faculty supervisors.
  • Professor Felice Martinello won OCUFA’s 2013 Lorimer Award. This award is in place to “honour and recognize outstanding contributions to improving the terms and conditions of employment of Ontario university faculty through bargaining”.
  • Diane Dupont won the 2012 Brock University Award for Distinguished Research and Creativity.  
  • Robert Dimand won the Faculty of Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2012.
  • Marilyn Cottrell won Brock University’s Don Ursino Award for Excellence in Teaching Large Classes (December 2009).
  • Chancellor’s Chairs for Research Excellence have been awarded to Robert Dimand (2002-2005) and Diane Dupont (2006-2009).
  • Mohammed Dore has won the Brock University Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity.