Vice President for Academic Affairs, LaGrange College
Brian Peterson is vice president for academic affairs and professor of business and accountancy at LaGrange College in LaGrange, Georgia. He has a BBA in economics from University of Dayton, and an MA and Ph.D. in economics from Indiana University-Bloomington. He is in his first year at LaGrange; prior to that he spent 18 years as professor of economics and an academic administrator at Central College in Pella, Iowa.
As a faculty member, Brian taught courses in economic research and quantitative methods, principles- and intermediate-level microeconomics, public finance, and environmental economics. He has published articles on economics education, advising, and faculty governance. He is currently a guest editor for the Journal of College Teaching.