Department of Economics
University of Houston
204 McElhinney Hall
Houston, TX 77204-5019
Phone: (713) 743-3800
Fax: (713) 743-3798

Graduate Placements

The following is a list of the initial placements of students who recently completed their Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Houston.

2013

  • Doruk Ilgaz – Senior Quantitative Analyst, Factset Research Systems Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Olena Ogrokhina – Assistant Professor, Lafayette College, Pennsylvania
  • Gokcen Ogruk - Assistant Professor, Texas Weslayan University
  • Mykhalio Sitiuk - Assistant Professor, Ural Federal University, Russia

2012

  • Michael Clark – Visiting Assistant Professor, Weslayan University
  • Sa An Bui – Post-Doctoral Fellow, Cornell University
  • Shreyasee Das - Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Wided Hemissi - Assistant Professor, Mediterranean School of Business, Tunisia
  • Joel Melendez-Lugo – Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Houston
  • Satadru Mukherjee – Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Memphis
  • Adam Perdue – Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Houston
  • George Romagus – Analyst/Economist, Risked Revenue Energy Associates, Houston, TX
  • Teodora Stoica – Assistant Professor, Quinnipiac University
  • Shu Zhang – Analyst, Reliant Energy, Houston, TX

2011

  • Sule Celik – Lecturer, San Francisco State University, California
  • Onur Ince – Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University, North Carolina
  • Sunayana Mehra – Economist, Moody’s, Philadelphia
  • Juan Urquiza – Assistant Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago
  • Elisabetta Gentile - Visiting Fellow, National University of Singapore

2010

  • Amelie Carlton – Assistant Professor, University of Houston
  • Roberto Coronado – Economist, Federal Reserve Bank, El Paso (now Vice President in Charge and Senior Economist)
  • Serguei Chervachidze – Economist, CB Richard Ellis, Boston
  • Edward Hoang - Assistant Professor, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs

2009

  • Mevlude Akbulut – Assistant Professor, Dalhousie Univ, Canada
  • Borys Dodonov – KSE, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Can Dogan – Visiting Assistant Professor, Lamar University
  • Indrit Hoxha – Lecturer, University of Houston-Downtown
  • Leonie Karkoviata – Lecturer, University of Houston-Downtown
  • Santosh Kumar – Bell Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Sreenath Majumder – Assistant Professor, Manchester College, Indiana
  • Parul Mathur – Assistant Professor, Simpson College, Iowa

2008

  • Hatice Ozer-Balli – Assistant Professor, Massey University, New Zealand
  • Can Dogan – Lecturer, St. Thomas University, Houston
  • Mayank Gautam – Deloitte and Touche, Houston
  • Cahit Guven – Assistant Professor, Deakin University, Australia
  • Larry Howard – Assistant Professor, California State University, Fullerton
  • Chung-Liang Lin – Assistant Professor, National Dong-Hwa University, Taiwan
  • Tetyana Molodtsova – Assistant Professor, Emory University
  • Oleksandr Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy – Assistant Professor, University of Memphis
  • Nishith Prakash – Visiting Assistant Professor, Ohio University

2007

  • Aliaksandr Amialchuk – Assistant Professor, University of Toledo
  • Faruk Balli – Lecturer, Dubai University College
  • Levent Bulut – Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University
  • Mutlu Yuksel – Research Associate, IZA, Bonn, Germany

2006

  • Mesut Arslan – Assistant Professor, Middle East Technical University, Cyprus
  • Yulia Demyanyk – Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Dmytro Hryshko – Assistant Professor, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Han Li – Assistant Professor, Southwestern University of Economics and Finance, Chengdu, China
  • Jia-Huey Lin – Assistant Professor, Chung-Yu Institute of Technology, Taiwan
  • Vadym Volosovych – Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University
  • John Weatherby – Instructor, Lee College, Baytown, TX

2005

  • Huseyin Akay – Assistant Professor, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
  • Stephanie Botello – Economist, EconOne, Houston, Texas
  • Adriana Fernandez – Economist, Houston Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Melanie Fox-Kean – Assistant Professor, Austin College, TX
  • Shushanik Papanyan – Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Arlington