Dr. Michael Welker | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Dr. Michael Welker

    Professor of Economics


    • Ph.D. International Economics, Kent State University, Graduate School of Management (2003), summa cum laude
    • M.A. Economics (concentration in business economics), University of South Florida
    • B.S. Economics/Philosophy, Franciscan University (1989), summa cum laude
    • A.A., St. Petersburg College, Business Administration, cum laude

    Professional Experience

    • Senior Vice President and shareholder, C.G. Menk & Associates, Gambrills, MD
    • Part-owner, Interact Solutions Group, Inc. – Business and marketing consultancy with expertise in information security analysis and management consulting
    • Principal Management Analyst, Georgia Department of Audits
    • Manager, Wherehouse Entertainment, Inc. (Saratoga, CA and San Jose, CA)

    Professional Affiliations

    • National Association of Securities Dealers
    • Omicron Delta Epsilon, lifetime honorary member, economics scholars’ society
    • Secular Franciscan Order
    • Society of Catholic Social Scientists

    Current Committees

    • Academic Operations Committee
    • Student Life and Learning Committee
    • Faculty Enrichment Committee

    Select Publications & Accomplishments

    Dr. Michael Welker- “Ancillary Author – online quiz software, Thomas, Managerial Economics 8/e, McGraw-Hill” 
    Ancillary Author – online quiz software, Thomas, Managerial Economics 8/e, McGraw-Hill
    Dr. Michael Welker-“Basic growth theory” 
    “Basic growth theory,” manuscript under review. Now in editorial rewrite/editing stage. Pending via VDM-Verlag, Germany
    Dr. Michael Welker-Book Review Journal of Markets and Morality, Insights into Game Theory 
    Book Review Journal of Markets and Morality, Insights into Game Theory, by Ein-ya Gura and Michael B. Maschler. In 2009
    Dr. Michael Welker-Inflation Policy, VDM-Verlag 
    Inflation Policy, VDM-Verlag. 2009
    Dr. Michael Welker-Textbook Reviewer – full textbook manuscript 
    Textbook Reviewer – full textbook manuscript, Carbaugh, International Economics 10/e, Addison-Wesley
    Dr. Michael Welker-“The natural law in economic analysis” 
    “The natural law in economic analysis,” in peer review, Journal of Markets & Morality
    Dr. Michael Welker - From Encounter to Economy 
    "From Encounter to Economy: The Religious Dimensions of Economic Experience," from Flamesong Press, 2012.
    Dr. Michael Welker - Religious Commitment and Lying for Economic Gain 
    "Religious Commitment and Lying for Economic Gain: The Case of Intense Faith Commitment," presenting to Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture 2013 Annual Conference to be held in Washington DC from 11-14 April 2013
    Dr. Michael Welker - Summer Institutes in Catholic Social Thought 
    Conference speaker: "Summer Institutes in Catholic Social Thought: Perspectives for Business Leaders," June-July, 2013, in Ghana, Togo, and Nigeria (sponsored by Catholic Institute for Business & Technology, Ghana, and Catholic University of America)
    Dr. Michael Welker - The Economics of Good and Evil, a Review 
    Book Review: "The Economics of Good and Evil," in Markets & Morality, Vol. 15, No. 1, Fall 2012.
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