Gail Hoyt Ph.D.
Gail Mitchell Hoyt, Professor of Economics, joined the C. M. Gatton College of Business and Economics in 1994. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Kentucky in 1992 and her B.S. in economics from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky in 1988. She was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia from 1992 until coming to Kentucky in 1994. Professor Hoyt serves as the teaching assistant coordinator for ECO101, ECO201, and ECO391(Spring only) and teaches in the areas of contemporary economic issues, microeconomic principles, and econometrics. She is also the co-coordinator for the college's Lab for Economic and Accounting Proficiency which provides free tutoring to students in the principles level courses.
Professor Hoyt's research interests include the economic analysis of substance use as it pertains to the workplace and various government welfare programs. She also works in the area of economic education.