Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Economics - ECON 102 Development of Economic Thought - Spring Semester 2021

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7066640 (Ref.No. 1921774)
Posted: June 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 28, 2020

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

ECON 102, Development of Economic Thought

Spring Semester, 02/8/2021 - 05/20/2021, TTH 9:45 AM to 11:20 AM, Moraga campus

The course explores the historical and theoretical foundations of economic theory, with an emphasis on the classical political economists of the 18th and 19th centuries through a critical reading and analysis of the original works of important economic thinkers like Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx and John Maynard Keynes. The course seeks to understand the relevance of these early economists to modern economic theory and issues. Prerequisite: Economics 106.


Ph.D. Candidate in Economics is highly desired and a successful record of teaching Development of Economic Thought at the college level.

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