Economics Faculty

Meet out full-time faculty

George Lungu
Chair, EGHPS (Economics, Geography, History, and Political Science)
Professor, Political Science
A.A. Oakton Community College
B.A. University of Chicago
M.A. University of Chicago
Areas of Specialization: International Relations, Security Studies, American Foreign Policy, and Area Studies: Middle East and Central Asia
lungu@oakton.edu
847.376.7136
Office: 2831, Des Plaines

Elena Ermolenko Fein
Professor, Economics
Diploma of Specialist (DS) Khabarovsk State Academy of Economics and Law (Russia)
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Areas of Specialization: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics & Essentials of Economics
eermolen@oakton.edu
847.376.7215
Office: 2452, Des Plaines

Kayla Mitchell
Assistant Professor, Economics
B.B. Western Illinois University
M.A. Western Illinois University
Areas of Specialization : Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
kmitchell@oakton.edu 
847.376.7256
Office: 2602, Des Plaines

 

Meet our part-time faculty:

Eric Bottorff
Lecturer
B.A. Indiana University
M.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.A. Univeristy of Illinois, Chicago
ebottorf@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Samira Chaker
Lecturer
B.B.A. University of Algiers, Algeria
M.BA. University of Algiers, Algeria
M.S. University of Montreal, Canada
schaker@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Sylvia Cielak
Lecturer
B.A. Northwestern University
M.A. Northwestern University
scielak@oakton.edu 
847.635.1950
OfficeL 2430, Des Plaines

Steven Ko
Lecturer
B.A. University of Chicago
M.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

M.BA. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Areas of Specialization: Multinational Corporations & Global Transfer Pricing Documentation, Principles of Microeconomics & Principles of Macroeconomics
sko@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Eric Miller
Lecturer
B.S.E University of Michigan
M.A. University of Central Florida
emiller@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

John Nyhoff
Lecturer
B.A. DePaul University
M.A. Northern Illinois University
M.S. University of Rochester
Areas of Specialization: Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Financial Markets, & Derivatives Markets
jnyhoff@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

David Williams
Lecturer
B.A. Harvard University
M.BA. Loyola University - Chicago
Areas of Specialization: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics & Essentials of Economics
dwilliam@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines