Former Majors in Grad School

The economics program at Georgia College provides excellent preparation for grad school. Meet some of our notable alumni…

Noah MacDonald

Class of 2020

Grad School: Emory University (current)

Program: Ph.D. in Economics

Area of study: Macroeconomics and Econometrics

Emerson Kleider

Class of 2020

Grad School: Arizona State (current)
Program: Doctor of Law

Hanna Kagele

Class of 2019

Grad School: Emory University (current)

Program: Ph.D. in Economics

Area of study: Macroeconomics and Econometrics

Brent Evans

Class of 2008

Grad School: Mississippi State (2013)
Program: Ph.D. in Applied Economics
Area of study: Economic Education
Initial Placement: Dalton State College
Current Placement: Georgia College


Brooke Conaway

Class of 2004

Grad School: Clemson (2009)
Program: Ph.D. in Economics
Area of study: Public Choice/IO
Initial Placement: Georgia Southern
Current Placement: Georgia College

Cullen Wallace

Class of 2015

Grad School: Florida State (2020)
Program: Ph.D. in Economics
Area of study: Education
Placement: Georgia College


Justin Suda

Class of 2017

Grad School: University of Georgia
Program: Masters in Economics
Area of study: Education
Placement: UPS (Planning and Forecast Analyst)

Leah Kitashima

Class of 2012

Grad School: Clemson
Program: Ph.D. in Economics
Area of study: Labor/Health
Placement: Analysis Group (Associate)

Ragnheidur Bjarnadottir

Class of 2018

Grad School: American University (current)
Program: Ph.D. in Economics

Sungmee Kim

Class of 2018

Grad School: Georgia State (current)
Program: Ph.D. in Economics

Timothy Smith

Class of 2016

Grad School: University of Georgia (current)
Program: Ph.D. in Economics

Leah Kitashima

Class of 2016

Grad School: Georgia Tech
Program: Masters in Economics
Placement: Federal Reserve Branch of Atlanta (Economic Research Analyst)