Anthony Barrett, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics
What is your field of expertise, and what makes you interested in this field?
International economics: It's a combination of history, politics and economics.
Can you briefly introduce the academic program (or department) you are in to our prospective students?
Economics is a method for analysing all of life's problems. I attempt to give students the tool to understand current events that shape their lives.
What distinguishes St. Scholastica/your program from other colleges and universities?
We focus on real world problems and sacrifice some teaching of abstract theories.
What do you like best about St. Scholastica?
I get to work in a castle!
What is your most interesting teaching or research experience at St. Scholastica?
Since I teach "real world" economics, I get to learn something new constantly.
What's your advice for prospective students?
If you work hard, you will will succeed.