Professor of Economics

Phone & Voice Mail

(304) 876-5353

Call anytime, 24 hours a day, but do not expect your call to be returned.

E-mail address:


Your e-mail will be answered within 24 hours of its receipt.


Shepherd College

White Hall, Room 215

Office Hours:

7:30 am - 8:10 am

9:00 am - 10:10 am


7:30 am - 8:10 am

9:25 am - 11:00 am

and by appointment.



1) death in the immediate family;

2) incapacitating illness and injury (not including any non-emergency doctor's appointment that could have been scheduled at a non-class time);

3) field trips required for other classes or intercollegiate competitions entailing official representations of the College.

4) seriously hazardous, weather-induced driving conditions (for commuter students only).

The College's central administration will not intercede in professional staff rulings of class attendance policies.

Rights of the Student

Responsibilities of the Student

Quizzes & Examinations

If you miss a test, the only time and place that this examination can be made up is:

Immediately after the final exam.

Any quiz or in-class assignment cannot be made-up!

Review and Grade Rewards

On a multiple choice test, report to the Professor your challenge on grade distribution day.

On essay tests, see the professor in his office following the next class session.

Grading Scale

Grades will be awarded according to the following scale:

A = above 92.99%

B = 80% - 92.99%

C = 65% - 79.99%

D = 55% - 64.99%

F = below 55.00%

Final Examination

A student with an aggregate average score above 92.99%,

prior to dropping any quiz or test scores,

will automatically be excused from the final examination.