Economics and Decision Sciences

Thomas Sadler

Thomas Sadler
Professor of Economics

Stipes Hall 430M
(309) 298-1152
TR-Sadler@wiu.edu

Ph.D. Economics, University of Tennessee
M.A. Economics, University of Missouri
B.A. Economics, Western Illinois University

Thomas R. Sadler, Ph.D. in economics, is the author of Energy Economics: Science, Policy and Economic Applications (2020), co-editor of Local Food Networks and Activism in the Heartland (2013), and author of more than a dozen refereed journal articles on environmental policy, high-performance organizations, carbon capture and storage, optimal taxation, vehicle emission standards, food security, and professional sports leagues. He teaches upper-level courses on Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, and Pandemic Economics. His lower-division courses include Principles of Microeconomics and The Global Economic Environment. He enjoys working with both graduate and undergraduate students.

Upper Division and Graduate Course Responsibilities

Economics 350: Economics of Poverty & Discrimination
Economics 430G: Environmental Economics
Economics 440G: Labor Economics
Economics 465G: Economics of Energy
Economics 475G: Pandemic Economics **NEW Forthcoming*
General Honors 302: Sustainable Food Networks
General Honors 302: Chicago Economy **NEW Forthcoming*