Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Lake Forest College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Goran Skosples won an LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants in 2005. Skosples joined the Ohio Wesleyan faculty in 2006, and his teaching focus includes economics of transition, macroeconomics, development economics, international economics, research methods and economic principles.
He 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. Skosples has taken up the courses of Principles of Economics, National Income and Business Cycles, Research Methods in Economics, and Economic Systems.