Boats I paddle: Whitewater kayak, squirt boat, open canoe, sea kayak, raft
Favorite Runs: Green River Narrows (NC), Big Creek (NC), Wilson Creek (NC), Cowbell (TN), Middle Fork of the Feather (CA), Secesh (ID), Big South Fork of the Poudre (CO), Clayoquot Sound (BC)
The ReformSchool Family, September 2001
RS is an associate professor of economics at http://www.unca.edu.
RS received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. RS teaches http://bulldog.unca.edu/econ/bell/102/index.html
and http://bulldog.unca.edu/econ/bell/101/index.html, http://bulldog.unca.edu/econ/bell/302/index.html, http://bulldog.unca.edu/econ/bell/305/index.html, http://bulldog.unca.edu/econ/bell/316/index.html, http://bulldog.unca.edu/econ/bell/380/index.html,
and the http://bulldog.unca.edu/econ/Project.htm.
His main research areas are political economy, which is the study of the way the rules of the game influence economic and political outcomes, and teaching economics as a laboratory science. He has had work published in such journals as the http://www.elsevier.nl/homepage/sae/econbase/pubec/, http://www.ntanet.org/, http://www.indiana.edu/~econed/
, and http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/hpe/.
RS's older daughter at the Calderwood Reservoir boat ramp, Graham County, NC.
Before attending graduate school RS spent two years as a research analyst for the Stanford Research Institute (now http://www.sri.com/)
. He has conducted numerous studies for private businesses and the U.S. government. RS has designed several web sites, the most extensive being the http://bulldog.unca.edu/econ
site (from which this biography is drawn), his http://bulldog.unca.edu/econ/bell/102/index.html
site, the http://www.jimisnyder.com
site, and the http://www.boatingbeta.com.
RS is the faculty advisor to the http://www.unca.edu/bike/, http://www.unca.edu/hole/
and ultimate frisbee clubs. Off campus he enjoys kayaking (http://www.boatingbeta.com/images/image1.jpg; http://www.unca.edu/econ/cb.jpg; http://www.unca.edu/econ/cbgt.jpg),
canoeing, bicycling, hiking, taking photographs and being a Dad. He has served as President of both the http://main.nc.us/wcp/home.html
-- a canoeing and kayaking club -- and Asheville Toastmasters -- a public speaking club. He currently serves on the board of directors of the http://www.pigeonriverfund.org/
and is the Southeastern Regional Stream Keeper for http://www.americanwhitewater.org/.
He would be happy to provide more information about all organizations with which he is involved. See him in Karpen 157.
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