Gail Hoyt Ph.D.

Gatton College Teaching Fellow, Ransdell Endowed Professor

Gail Mitchell Hoyt joined the Gatton College in 1994. She served as Director of Undergraduate Studies in Economics for over 15 years and is the co-coordinator for the Lab for Economic and Accounting Proficiency. Gail has won various teaching awards including the UK Alumni Association Great Teacher Award, the UK Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching, and the Kenneth Elzinga Distinguished Teacher Award from the Southern Economic Association. Her publications in the area of economic education emphasize pedagogy in large lecture settings, interactive learning techniques, and graduate student training in economics PhD programs. She is currently an associate editor for the Journal of Economic Education. She has participated in NSF funded initiatives such as the Teaching Innovation Program and the Starting Point Project. She has served on the AEA’s Committee on Economic Education and as President of the Society of Economic Educators.

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Department: Economics
Phone: (859) 257-2517
Office: 245S
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PHD, Univ Of Kentucky, 1992
MA, Univ Of Kentucky, 1990
BS, Centre College, 1988

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