Our People

Director

Peter Calcago, Ph.D.

Pete Calcagno, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics
Email: cpm@cofc.edu
Faculty Page


Director of Student Programs

Beatriz Maldonado, Ph.D.

Beatriz Maldonado, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics
Email: maldonadobirdba@cofc.edu
Faculty Page


Research Director

Jordan Ragusa, Ph.D.

Jordan Ragusa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Email: ragusajm@cofc.edu
Faculty Page


Program Coordinator

Suzanne Guppy

Suzanne Guppy
Email: guppysc@cofc.edu


Program Assistant

Melinda Patience, M.S.

Melinda Patience, M.S.
Email: patiencem@cofc.edu
Staff Bio Page


Faculty Research Fellows

Jennifer Baker

Jennifer Baker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Faculty Page

Research Area: virtue ethics, ancient ethical theories

Welsey Burnett

Wesley Burnett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics
Faculty Page

Research Area: applied microeconomics, energy and resource economics, environmental economics, and policy analysis

Joe Kelly, Ph.D.

Joe Kelly, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Irish and Irish American Studies
Faculty Page

Research Area: Modern British Literature, Irish Literature, Biography, South Carolina history

Briana McGinnis, Ph.D.

Briana McGinnis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Faculty Page

Research Area: political theory, public law, and citizenship

Chris Mothorpe

Chris Mothorpe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Economics
Faculty Page

Research Area: urban economics focusing on the evaluation of spatial amenities and the impact of change in the level of or access to public goods

Russell Sobel, Ph.D.

Russell Sobel, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics & Entrepreneurship, The Citadel
Faculty Page

Research Area: economic policy and entrepreneurship


Market Process Scholars

Rachel Bradley

Rachel Bradley
Class of 2019
Major: International Studies & Economics

Patrick Crotty

Patrick Crotty
Class of 2020
Major: Economics & Political Science

Taralyn Goodson

Taralyn Goodson
Class of 2021
Major: Accounting

Amelia Janaskie

Amelia Janaskie
Class of 2020
Major: Economics; Minor: English

Stephanie Laudien

Stephanie Laudien
Class of 2021
Major: Economics

Will McEwen

Will McEwen
Class of 2020
Major: Economics

Eliza Quillen

Eliza Quillen
Class of 2021
Major: Business Administration & Political Science


Market Associates

Jackie Jensen

Jackie Jensen
Class of 2019
Major: Economics
Class of 2021
M.S. in Data Science & Analytics

Sarah Shtessel

Sarah Shtessel
Class of 2020
Major: Economics & Political Science

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