Faculty & Staff

Dr. David Gillette
Professor of Economics

MTWHF 11 AM - noon
TH 3 PM - 5 PM, except when 
Undergraduate Council meets, 
(Thursdays: 1/14, 2/11, 3/18, 4/8, & 4/29)
and by appointment

David Gillette has been at Truman since 1990. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Economics from Idaho State University and a doctorate in Economics from Washington State University. His teaching interests include macroeconomic and monetary policy issues found in such courses as Principles of Economics, Money and Banking, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, and The Economic Analysis Social and Policy Issues. His teaching of a Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar titled The Economics of Gender also reflects those interests, as does his current research in the area of economics of envy. He advises Truman's chapter of Up 'till Dawn in association with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Xi Chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon. He has organized visiting speaker lectures for Jo Anna Gray, Carolyn Clark, Thomas Parsons, Christopher Waller (twice), Arun Raha (twice), John Walker, William Anderson, Walter Block, Lawrence H. White, Nikolai Wenzel, Cortney S. Rodet, Laura E. Grube, Bayden Hilton, John Grider (twice), Daniel Jackson, Stanley Shelver, Nathan Seaman (twice), Christopher Edwards, James Bailey (twice), Derek Yonai, Russell Roberts (twice), Guido Hülsmann, Antony Davies (3 times), Randy T. Simmons (twice), Jennifer McDonald, Wendell Potter, Audra Redford, Angela Dills, Polina Vlasenko, James R. Harrigan (twice), Romina Boccia, Roy Danks, Paul Wagner, Sue Thomas, Caroline Lloyd, Phillip Magness, and William A. Barnett.