JOHN BROCK, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Economic Education at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) and a Vice President of J.V. Bruni and Company, an investment adviser firm. He holds a doctorate in economics from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of Southern California. John has 37 years’ experience teaching economics at the University of Colorado and the United States Air Force Academy, receiving the Academy’s Outstanding Educator Award in 1984 and UCCS’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award in 2002. As Director of the Center, John creates and teaches classes and seminars for K-12 social studies teachers throughout Colorado. Since 1998, John has been teaching university economists and secondary-level teachers in countries of the former Soviet Union, Egypt, Jordan, South Africa, Paraguay, Peru, Mexico, Uruguay and Indonesia as part of the Council for Economic Education’s international program and more recently in affiliation with the Global Economic Education Alliance, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for which John is a co-founder and President.
Professor of Economics, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs