Joab Corey

FEE in the Classroom Speaker

Joab Corey served for seven years as a lecturer in the Department of Economics and a member of the Excellence in Economics Education faculty in the Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education at Florida State University. He is currently a lecturer at the University of California, Riverside and he specializes in teaching large section introduction to economics classes where he uses interactive class demonstrations, video clips, pop-culture examples, student-designed economic T-shirts, and occasional acrobatics to create an enthusiastic student learning environment. He has been the recipient of several teaching awards including the FSU Transformation Through Teaching award, the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society Service in Excellence Teaching Award, and the Florida State University Undergraduate Teaching Award, and the UC Riverside Honors Professor of the year award. He received his bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. in Economics from West Virginia University where his teaching efforts were inspired by Professor Russell Sobel and where he won the 2008 WVU Doctoral Student Teaching Award. His research focuses on economics education pedagogy and economic development.