Dr. Samuel Weston

Dr. Samuel Weston

Assistant Professor of Economics


Office Hours

MWF 11:00 - 11:50 am, TTh 10:00 - 10:50 am, or by appointment.


B. A., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Representative Publications

"Positive-normative distinction in British history of economic thought" in Handbook of Economics and Ethics, Jan Peil and Irene van Staveren, editors. Edward Elgar Publishing, April 2009.

"Toward a Better Understanding of the Positive/Normative Distinction in Economics." Economics and Philosophy 10 (1994): 1-17.

"Has Capital Theory Been the Victim of the Quest for Generality and Rigor?" in Editing Economics: Essays in Honour of Mark Perlman. Routledge, 2002.


Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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Transfer Students (Re)discover Home at UD

Once friends at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Stephanie Lobo, BA ’18, and Rebecca Luna, BA ’19, can both remember the moments they set their horizons on transferring to the University of Dallas. Though their paths diverged briefly following high school, their friendship is now reunited on our university’s Irving campus.

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