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Dr. Crooker's Spring 2023 Teaching Schedule

  • ECON 441 Tu/Th 5:30-6:45pm
  • MBA 775 M/W 5:30-6:45pm

Office: MAB 104

Phone: 702-895-3771

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Brief Bio

Dr. Crooker is the Interim Vice Provost of Decision Support at UNLV. He joined UNLV in the Spring of 2018. In this role, Dr. Crooker serves as the Director of Institutional Research and Institutional Effectiveness.

Dr. Crooker earned his Ph. D. in Economics at Iowa State University in 1998. His first Faculty appointment was at Texas Tech University where he joined the Department of Economics in 1999. In 2002, Dr. Crooker returned to his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Central Missouri (UCM). Dr. Crooker earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics at UCM in 1993. Dr. Crooker was promoted through the Faculty ranks and became a Full Professor of Economics in 2011. At UCM, he also served as Department of Economics and Finance Chair (2008-2010), Associate Dean (2010-2012) and Director of Institutional Research (2013-2018).