Inaugural Troxler Visiting Distinguished Professor of Economics, 2017
Under the generous support of the Harold C. Troxler Endowment, John C. Whitehead will be the inaugural Troxler Visiting Distinguished Professor of Economics this year. (https://economics.appstate.edu/faculty-staff/john-whitehead-phd) Dr. Whitehead is a highly regarded scholar in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. He began his academic career as an Assistant Professor at ECU in 1989 and served as Director of the Coastal and Marine Studies Program for five years and advanced to Professor of Economics before moving to UNC-Wilmington and then Appalachian State University. He is a prolific writer having published over 100 refereed journal articles. Dr. Whitehead will be conducting collaborative research with researchers on campus, mentoring junior faculty’s research, and providing guest lectures to our students.