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Faculty & Research

Byron Lew 

Professor and Department Chair

Office:  GCS 348, 705.748.1011 ext. 7897, blew@trentu.ca

Research Interests : Economic History of Canada/North America, International Economics, Diffusion of Agricultural Technology

Mak Arvin


 Office: GCS 351,  705.748.1011 Ext 7299, marvin@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Applied Microeconomics; Applied Macroeconomics; Economics of Foreign Aid; Economics of Happiness.

Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid. Edward Elgar. B. Mak Arvin and Byron Lew, eds. 2015. 

Saud Choudry


Office: GCS 353, 705.748.1011 x.7871, schoudhry@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Development Economics; Applied Microeconomics; Public Finance  

Torben Drewes


Office: GCS 347 705.748.1011 x.7545, tdrewes@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Economics of Higher Education; Labour Economics  

Zafar Kayani

Assistant Professor 

Office: GCS 350, 705.748.1011 x.7928, zafarkayani@trentu.ca

Bruce Cater

Associate Professor  (on sabbatical until July 1, 2018) 

Office:  GCS 349, 705-748-1011 x.7392, bcater@trentu.ca 

Part-Time Instructors

Associated Faculty:

A. H. Akram-Lodhi, IDS  

Professors Emeriti: