Dr. John Seater, professor of economics, has been awarded the Thurman-Raytheon Distinguished Professorship. The professorship, endowed to honor the late Gen. Maxwell Thurman, is designated for a recognized economist in the College of Management.
Seater joined the economics faculty as associate professor in 1981. His areas of research include macroeconomics, economic growth, technical progress, dynamic international trade and monetary economics. He teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and received the 2004 College of Management Distinguished Graduate Teaching award.
Seater also is a Sloan Fellow with the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and has held several visiting professorships in the U.S. and abroad. He served as the associate editor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics from 1986 to 1998.