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Accounting Faculty

Pam Carstens
Roger & Mary Baxter Professor of Business Administration and World Affairs, Chair
B.A., Coe College
M.B.A., Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Dr. Carstens teaches marketing, advertising, and strategic management. She is the Administrative Coordinator of Coe's Public Relations degree. Pam also runs small business consulting projects for the department and frequently supervises student research projects. She is active with the Investment Fund.


Richard Eichhorn
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics
B.S.B.A., University of Tulsa
Ph.D., Colorado State University

Dr. Eichhorn specializes in macroeconomics, monetary economics, and econometrics. He regularly presents papers at professional conferences and has published in Applied Economics and The Journal of Macroeconomics . Rick leads many student research projects and helps to direct the Investment Fund.


Dwight Hansen
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics
B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska
C.P.A. and C.M.A.

Professor Hansen's areas of expertise are accounting and computer applications. He is faculty advisor to the college's Accounting Club. Dwight also helps to direct the Investment Fund.


David Hayes
Louie J. and Ella Pochabradsky Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics, Legal Advisor to the President
B.A., Coe College
J.D., The University of Iowa College of Law
LL.M. The University of Iowa College of Law

Professor Hayes left a successful career in private practice to teach business law and management courses at Coe. He advises prelaw students and directs the College's Mock Trial program. David also assists on special projects for Coe's administration.


Christopher Hoag 
Associate Professor of Economics
B.A., Amherst College
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Dr. Hoag specializes in financial economic history and has interests in applied microeconomic theory and econometrics.


Mary Knudson
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Economics
B.S., University of Minnesota--Twin Cities
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., University of Minnesota--Twin Cities

Dr. Knudson teaches business statistics and principles of economics. Before coming to Coe, Mary taught applied economics courses and worked as a research scientist in agricultural economics.


Rob Kuennen
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.A., Notre Dame
M.B.A., The University of Iowa

Professor Kuennen teaches both marketing and management courses and has an interest in international business/marketing. He lived and worked abroad for over two years and taught courses in the Czech Republic and Ecuador. He was in private industry for several years before committing himself to academia.


Barbara Larew
Elnora H. & William B. Quarton Professor of Business Administration
B.B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The University of Iowa

Dr. Larew teaches accounting, specializing in tax accounting, managerial accounting, and auditing . Barb trains and supervises students who participate in the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.


Mickey T.C. Wu
George Baker Professor of Business Administration and Economics
B.A., Berea College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Dr. Wu specializes in quantitative methods and international economics. He was instrumental in establishing the Spellman Memorial Fund and the Investment Fund and serves as a senior thesis advisor and a mentor to numerous Coe students. Mickey is also head coach for the women's soccer team at Coe.