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Collin Hawkins

Collin  Hawkins
Titles
  • Lecturer
Departments
  • Economics
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Collin Hawkins received his bachelor’s degree in global politics from the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, his master’s in political science (focus: international political economy) from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a graduate certificate in business economics from Harvard. Prior to UW Eau Claire, he taught political science and economics and Chippewa Valley Technical College and spent a year teaching economics at Shaoguan University in Shaoguan, Guangdong, PRC. Outside of academia, he has worked with political organizations and organized labor. Prior to teaching, he was the Planning and Development Director for Western Dairyland, a regional non-profit focused on poverty relief. In this capacity he collected and analyzed poverty related data to assess community needs and built programming to ameliorate them. He continues to consult with the agency on a regular basis.


Teaching Interests
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Game Theory
  • Current Economic Problems
  • Women and the Labor Market
Research and Creative Activities
  • Social Choice Theory
  • Radical Political Economics
  • Racial and Gender Disparities
  • Regional Poverty
Education
  • GradCert, Harvard (Business Economics)
  • M.A., University of Nebraska, Omaha (Political Science)
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire (Global Politics)