Education & Social Sciences

Economics - Faculty

Sreenath Majumder, Ph.D., Chair
Associate Professor of Economics 
Office: Academic Center 143
Office phone: 260-982-5205
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Sree Majumder did his doctoral studies in Economics at University of Houston. Soon after finishing his Ph.D. in 2009, he joined Manchester University.

He specializes in areas of Applied Macroeconomics and Political Economy and his current research interest involves analyzing the impact of automation on U.S. labor market and on its overall political framework.

Teaching is a passion for Dr. Majumder. He teaches courses of Macroeconomics, Econometrics, and Game Theory. He believes that the study of Economics is not simply juggling facts, figures, and theories, but is learning to comprehend the world around us. Each class of Economics is for him a podium to amalgamate analytical and creative skills.


Ty Robbins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Economics
Office: Academic Center 145
Phone: 260-982-5301
Personal Website

Dr. Ty Robbins (Ph.D. and Masters in Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2017) specializes in environmental economics and teaches additional courses in micro and macroeconomics, health economics, sports economics, and econometrics. Before coming to Manchester, he also taught at Pepperdine University and Cal State Channel Islands. His current research explores many environmental topics including sustainable living communities, university recycling programs, international environmental agreements, avoided deforestation, and domestic environmental terrorism. 

Professor Robbins is an enthusiastic teacher who eagerly helps students connect economic theories to everyday experiences. Previous work experience in economic consulting, attractions at Disneyland, and building a private company afford him opportunities to highlight interesting economic applications in the classroom. He enjoys mentoring students in pursuing individual research, building student portfolios for internship/graduate school plans, and motivating everyone to engage in community service.