Richard McIntyre, Ph.D

Chairs, Economics Department @ University of Rhode Island

Dr. Richard McIntyre has been a member of the Economics department at the University of Rhode Island (URI) since 1987. He was Associate Director of the URI Honors Program from 2003-2006 and Director from 2006-2013. He became chair of Economics in January 2015. He regularly teaches Competing Traditions in Economics as well as Comparative Employment Relations. Dr. McIntyre is the co-director of the URI in Cuba Study Abroad Program and co-teaches a January term travel course, Dynamics of Social Change in the Caribbean each January in Cuba. Professor McIntyre received the URI Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence in 1997.

He has lectured at the University of Le Havre, Euromed Marseille École de Management, Novgorod State University, the Université de Lyon II, and École Normale Superieure de Cachan, where he was a visiting research professor in 2002, as well as at many universities and colleges in the US. He also edits the "New Political Economy" book series for Routledge Press.