Dr. Craig Walker

Wheeler Professor of Economics
Office Location Bailey Business Center, 221
Phone (Office) 405.585.4411
OBU Mailbox # 61737
Email craig.walker@okbu.edu


Biography

Dr. Craig Walker enjoys teaching students how they can use their business skills and their knowledge about our economic system to create opportunities for others. He has published and presented papers, leading to discussions on topics such as “Have Children Experienced the Economic Recovery?” “How Do We Measure Animal Spirits?” and “What Do Business Students Want to Ask About Their Faith and Business?” Walker has served as the president of the Southwestern Economics Association and is currently the treasurer of the Southwestern Social Science Association. He is a faculty sponsor for the Enactus team at OBU. He is involved in Community Renewal in Shawnee where he and his wife serve as Block Leaders. He also serves on the board of the Shawnee Education Foundation. He is a member of University Baptist Church where he is a deacon and Sunday School teacher.

Education

  • B.B.A., Baylor University
  • M.B.A., Baylor University
  • M.A., Southern Methodist University
  • Ph.D., Southern Methodist University

Subjects Taught

Economics and Finance

Professional Memberships

  • American Economic Association
  • Southwestern Social Science Association
  • Southwestern Economics Association
  • Southern Economic Association
  • National Tax Association
  • Association of Christian Economists
  • Christian Business Faculty Association

Selected Publications

"Have Children Experienced The Economic Recovery?" Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Economics Association/Southwestern Social Science Association, April 8-11, 2015, Denver, Colorado

"How Do We Measure Animal Spirits?" Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Economics Association/Southwestern Social Science Association, April 17-19, 2014, San Antonio, Texas

"What Do Business Students Want to Ask About Their Faith and Business?" (with David Houghton, Scott Pace, and Rich Rudebock) presented at the Annual meeting of the Christian Business Faculty Association, October 17-19, 2013, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL