Christopher Hannum is the Chair of the Department of Economics and an Assistant Professor of Economics based at UCA’s Khorog Campus. He holds a Ph.D. and MA degrees in Economics from Colorado State University in the United States, as well as a BA in History from Michigan State University.
Dr Hannum has more than 10 years of teaching experience in economics. Before joining UCA, he taught at Istanbul Technical University in Turkey for six years as an Assistant Professor of Economics, and at Colorado State University for four years as an Instructor. He has taught a variety of courses, both in-person and online, including Economics, Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, International Trade, Environmental Economics, Urban Economics, Managerial Economics, Financial Markets and Institutions, Research Methods I, and Research Methods II at undergraduate and graduate levels.
He has academic and research interests in the integration of technology and data science into the economics curriculum, applied policy modelling, and the analysis of property markets.