John A. MacDonald
Associate Teaching Professor
211 Kirby Hall
John MacDonald is a Wake Forest graduate (’95) with a Ph.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill (’07). Between college and graduate school, John spent a few years in the private sector as a pricing analyst for U.S. Airways and a financial accountant for Wachovia Bank. Prior to joining the WFU Economics Department in 2005, he taught economics at UNC-Chapel Hill and Guilford College.
Here at Wake Forest, he has taught Introduction to Economics, Micro I, Micro II and American Economic Development. His training and research interests are geared toward Industrial Organization with a specific emphasis on the airline industry.
John and his wife Laurie (’95) have five children: Audrey, Sadie, Nora, Lucy and Duncan.
B.A. – Wake Forest University
Ph.D. – University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill