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Fred M. Gottheil
Professor of Economics

Educational Background

Ph.D., M.A. Economics, Duke University
B.A., McGill University

Positions Held

Director of the Center for Economic Education.

Recent Publications

Principles of Economics (South-Western, 1995). "Demographic and Economic Forces Underlying Likud's Perspective of the West Bank," in Israeli Politics in the 1990s, B. Rich and G. Kieval, eds. (Greenwood Press, 1991).

"Transforming the Relationship Among Israeli Arabs and Jews: The Economic Dimension," Middle East Focus, Vol. 13, No. 4 (1991).

Honors and Awards

Alpha Lambda Delta Outstanding Teacher of Freshman Award (campus award), 1994 and 1987. University of Illinois Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (campus award), 1978. Commerce Alumni Association Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award (college award), 1976.

Academic Service

On the editorial board of Middle East Review

Teaching and Research

Teaches the introductory economic lecture course, a history of economic thought course, Marxian economics, and the Israeli economy. Research focuses on the economics of the Middle East.

Contact Information:
391 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-4591

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