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Paul Nelson

Paul A Nelson

PhD in Economics, University of Wisconsin



Associate Professor of Economics, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Nelson served as an Army Field Artillery Officer, Operations Research Analyst, and Comptroller Staff Officer in the 1960s. He has been on the Michigan Tech faculty since 1972. He has served as a consultant on economic regulation to the Postal Rate Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Administration, the Department of . . .

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Gary A Campbell

Ph.D. in Mineral Economics, The Pennsylvania State University



Professor of Natural Resource Economics, School of Business and Economics

Gary Campbell began teaching in the School of Business and Economics at Michigan Tech in 1982. He helped establish the MS in Mineral Economics (currently named Applied Natural Resource Economics) that admitted its first students in 1983. He is currently acting as the coordinator of the MS program and the . . .

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Soonkwan Hong

PhD in Marketing, University of Texas-Pan American



Assistant Professor of Marketing, School of Business and Economics

Dr. Soonkwan Hong is originally from Inchon, South Korea and has lived in Vancouver, BC, Canada and more recently in South Texas. His research interests include consumer identity project, consumer agency, and co-optation theory. He believes that “edutainment,” utilizing up-to-date technology, is one of the most successful teaching methods. His . . .