Meghan Hennessy Mihal, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of economics at St. Thomas Aquinas College. She earned a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Mathematics from Albright College and a M.A. in Economics and Ph.D. in Economics from Fordham University.
Dr. Mihal is an enthusiastic and passionate professor that teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Here at STAC, her course offerings include: Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Managerial Economics, Evolution of the World Economy, Math for Economists and the Economics of Sports. She also advises students majoring in the offerings of the School of Business and those students minoring in Economics.
Dr. Mihal is an active researcher in her field. Most recently, she is working with Professors Cahill and Donn on a collaborative project discussing and analyzing wage discrimination amongst female lawyers which she presented at the Eastern Economic Association's meetings in 2014. In the past, she has pursued a research project with a STAC student and their work was presented at an academic conference and is currently preparing this article for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
Outside of the classroom, Dr. Mihal is a co-advisor for STAC's Business Club and advisor for Delta Mu Delta, the International Business Honors Society. Dr. Mihal is also a member of the Curriculum Committee, the General Education Assessment Committee, the College's Committee on Sustainability & Climate Change, the Institutional Review Board and a faculty representative to Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees at the College.