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Dr. Bahmani is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin at Parkside and the Director of the Center for Economic Education (CEE). She received her B.A. in Economics and Political Science from UW-Madison in 2003, her M.A. in Economics in 2004 from UW-Milwaukee, and her Ph.D. in Economics in 2007. She has taught previously at the business schools of UW-Milwaukee, UW-Whitewater, and Marquette University. She has taught courses on Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Business Statistics, Environmental Economics, Financial Institutions and Markets, Industrial Organization, Managerial Economics, and Money and Banking. Professor Bahmani has also published over 25 articles on money market dynamics in such journals as Empirical Economics, Journal of Economics and Finance, Journal of Developing Areas, Economics Bulletin, and Applied Economics.
Gwendolyn Miller, Senior Lecturer, joined UW-Parkside in 1987. She has a B.A. in English from UW-Parkside and an M.A. in Administrative Leadership (concentration in Adult and Continuing Education) from UW-Milwaukee. Additional teaching experience includes U.W. Independent Learning, Gateway Technical College, and St. Catherine’s High School. Ms. Miller teaches courses in writing and literature.
Dr. Richard Walasek, Professor and Chair of the Geography Department, joined UW-Parkside in 1979. He has a B.S. in Landscape Architecture (Natural Resources) from UW-Madison and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Illinois-Urbana. Dr. Walasek teaches courses in economic, environmental, and human geography. He believes that geographers are spatial people and that the Earth must be protected.
Dr. Joy Wolf, Professor of Biogeography, joined the UW-Parkside faculty in 2000. Her B.S. in Applied Sociology and M.A. in Geography come from Northern Arizona University, and her Ph.D. in Biogeography is from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Visit her webpage to learn about her research in a variety of plant communities including old-growth mixed-conifer forests in North Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona; grasslands in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado; riparian corridors in central Arizona and Wisconsin; and oak savanna, maple-beech forests, and ephemeral ponds in Wisconsin.