Depken elected to NAASE office

Craig A. Depken II, associate professor of economics in the Belk College of Business, recently waselected vice president of the North American Association of Sports Economics for 2009-2010. The NAASE promotes and facilitates research and teaching in the economics of sports.

Dr. Depkenjoined the Belk Collegein2007.Prior to coming to UNCCharlotte, he was an associate professor of economics at the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Depken has a national reputation in the area of sports economics and has widely published in other areas including the economics of advertising, applied public choice, and local and regional economic development.