Western Kentucky University

Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Brian Strow

Dr. Brian Strow

Dr. Brian Strow

Associate Professor- Economics

Office:  GH 425
Phone:  270-745-7082
Email:  brian.strow@wku.edu


Dr. Strow specializes in economic history and public finance. His current research involves the determinants of crime in 19th century America. Other scholarly interests include the role of the government in American economic history and in current policy debates. He teaches introductory macro and microeconomics, Urban and Regional Economics, conducts honors student seminars and recently developed a new course in American Economic History.


Ph.D., Economics, Vanderbilt University
M.A., Economics, Vanderbilt University
B.A., Economics and Political Science, Wheaton College

Dr. Strow holds membership in the Kentucky Economic Association, the Southern Economic Association and the American Economic Association. He has served as a discussant at the Economic and Business History Society meetings and a presenter at the Economic and Business History Society meetings. Dr. Strow has particpated in faculty exchange sessions to China. He maintains an active interest in community economic development, serves on city government committees, and appears on local radio and television programs regarding economic issues.

 Last Modified 7/22/13