Cheryl A. Casper

Department of Economics

College of Business Administration

Kent State University

Dr. Cheryl A. Casper is a Professor Emeritus of Economics in the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management at Kent State University.  She has a B.A. in Economics and History, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Case-Western Reserve University.  She joined the faculty of Kent State University in 1973 and retired in June 2008, having served as Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Acting Dean of the College of Business Administration, and Associate Provost, as well as a full-time faculty member in the department of Economics.  Dr. Casper's research interests are applied microeconomics, particularly the economics of information and higher education. 

Dr. Casper has also been active in numerous university and community service activities.  She was an active a member of the Faculty Senate having served four terms as Faculty Senate chair (1998-99; 1999-2000; 2006-07; 2007-08).  She is also an active member of the Kent State University Chapter of the American Association of University Professors; is former chief negotiator and former chair of AAUP-KSU's Negotiations Committee; and served as Chapter president (2002-2006).  She is on the board of directors of the Ohio Conference AAUP and was elected in 2005 to a second three-year term on the AAUP National Council.  She is a 1996 graduate of Leadership Portage County and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Portage County Animal Protective League.


This page last updated:   May 23, 2008