David W. Rasmussen
Dean David W. Rasmussen, holder of the James H. Gapinski Professorship joined the faculty of the FSU Department of Economics in 1968 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Professor in 1979. He received his Ph.D from Washington University, St. Louis in 1969 and his B.A. from Earlham College in 1964. In addition to his appointment in the Department of Economics, Dr. Rasmussen served as Director of the DeVoe L. Moore Center for the Study of Critical Issues of Government and Policy. He received a University Teaching Incentive Program Award in 1995 and a Professorial Excellence Program Award in 1997.
Over his career Professor Rasmussen’s scholarly research and policy evaluation studies have addressed important public policy questions, including economics of discrimination, urban and regional economic development, the economics of crime and substance abuse policy, and housing economics. Professor Rasmussen has written (or co-authored) five books and published over 75 articles in leading professional journals.
Ph.D. - Washington University, St. Louis (1969)
B.A. from Earlham College (1964)