Full-Time Faculty

Justin Breidenbach

Associate Professor of Accounting; Faculty Director for the Woltemade Center for Economics, Business, and Entrepreneurship
R.W. Corns 212
740-368-3980 | jpbreide@owu.edu

Breidenbach has extensive professional work experience in public accounting, and he still enjoys consulting individuals and businesses on accounting-related topics. Breidenbach provided public accounting services to organizations operating in the fields of manufacturing, distribution and service, and not-for-profit.

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Glenn Bryan

Associate Professor of Business Administration
R.W. Corns 215
740-368-3541 | gabryan@owu.edu

“I believe in the power of successful businesses that embody character and ethics to positively transform society. My personal mission is to educate, coach, and grow leaders to reach their business and professional goals while acting responsibly to their employees, customers, and communities.”

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Will Georgic

Assistant Professor of Economics
R.W. Corns 218
740-368-3588 | wcgeorgic@owu.edu

Will Georgic studied Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics at Denison University before earning his doctorate in Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at The Ohio State University.

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Robert Gitter

Professor of Economics
R.W. Corns 217
740-368-3536 | rjgitter@owu.edu

Dr. Gitter teaches courses in labor economics, his main field of interest, as well as public finance (the role of the government in the economy), principles and econometrics. He joined our faculty in 1976. Most of his research of late has focused on Mexican migration.

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Barbara MacLeod

Professor of Business Administration
R.W. Corns 213
740-368-3547 | bamacleo@owu.edu

MacLeod has most recently had extensive professional work experience in banking, asset/liability management in investments, and fixed-income investments. Her areas of specialization include risk management, investments, and banking.

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Saif Rahman

Associate Professor of Economics
R.W. Corns 216
740-368-3542 | msrahman@owu.edu

Saif Rahman’s primary interests lie in the areas of economic development, international trade, and policy reform. He takes a micro-theoretic approach in his research, using game theory and general equilibrium analysis to explore topics ranging from neoclassical specialization to the political economy of policy reform.

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Goran Skosples (Department Chair)

Associate Professor of Economics
R.W. Corns 220
740-368-3093 | ggskospl@owu.edu

Goran Skosples encourages students to relate each lesson to current events to help them understand the underlying importance of government economic policies in their daily lives. His research deals with institutional changes in post-communist countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, banking and credit, and small business finance.

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Matt Vollrath

Assistant Professor of Business Administration
R.W. Corns 210B
740-368-3552 | mdvollra@owu.edu

Matt Vollrath primarily teaches marketing in the Business Administration major of the Department of Economics. He joined the faculty in 2017 after more than a decade of work in marketing and communications roles. His professional work enhances the business curriculum at OWU and will guide his future research.

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Emily West

Assistant Professor of Accounting
R.W. Corns 209
740-368-3548 | ejanders@owu.edu

Prior to joining Ohio Wesleyan, West was an accounting and human resource manager at Minnich Manufacturing since graduating from Ashland University. In industry, West lead projects relating to sales and use tax audits and a major software implementation project among many other experiences.

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Julide Yazar

Associate Professor of Economics
R.W. Corns 219
740-368-3538 | jjyazar@owu.edu

Julide Yazar completed her doctorate at The Ohio State University where she won the Outstanding Graduate Associate Teaching Award. She holds an M.B.A from Imperial College, London, UK. Her areas of specialization include game theory and mathematical economics.

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Jon Younkman

Assistant Professor in Economics and Business
R.W. Corns 214
740-368-3546 | jmyounkm@owu.edu

Part-Time Faculty

Joan Manter

Part-Time Instructor of Business Administration
R.W. Corns
jmmanter@owu.edu

Staff

Destiny Coleman

Administrative Director, The Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship

R.W. Corns 211
740-368-3565 | dlcoleman@owu.edu

Destiny's role as the Administrative Director of The Woltemade Center will be to support the strategic vision of the center, benefiting students and enhancing the center’s impact and visibility within the fields of economics, finance, marketing, management, entrepreneurship, accounting, and international business.

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Dana Tuohy

Administrative Coordinator, Woltemade Center 
R.W. Corns 229
740-368-3545 | ddtuohy@owu.edu

Dana earned her Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Chicago where she studied History and English. She has held administrative roles in both non-profit and private sectors, and most recently as a probate and estate administration legal assistant.

 

Carolyn Lammert

Internship Coordinator
R.W. Corns 230
740-368-3549 | ctlammer@owu.edu

As a Corporate Recruiter for the Limited Inc., Carolyn was responsible for multi-level recruiting across all business areas. She developed a structured Internship Program to increase recruiting and retention efforts and facilitated On-Boarding to all new Associates and Interns. At Indiana State University she designed and implemented a centralized recruiting system utilized campus wide for all faculty and staff.

Lori Lucas

Academic Assistant
R.W. Corns 225
740-368-3535 | lalucas@owu.edu

Retired Faculty

Alice Simon

Emeritus Professor of Economics 
R.W. Corns 230
740-368-3540 | aesimon@owu.edu

Dr. Simon has conducted policy research for the federal government as a staff economist at the Department of Health and Human Services and at the National Governor’s Association. She has also served as data archivist for the National Longitudinal Surveys of Labor Market Experience.

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Department Contact Info

Location

R.W. Corns Building 225
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3535
F 740-368-3551
E econ.bus@owu.edu

Department Contact

Chair: Goran Skosples
Associate Professor of Economics
740-368-3547
ggskosple@owu.edu

Academic Assistant: Lori Lucas
740-368-3535
lalucas@owu.edu