Dr. Samuel Weston

Dr. Samuel Weston

Assistant Professor of Economics

sweston@udallas.edu
972-721-5238

Office Hours

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

Education

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.

News

UD Welcomes New Generation of Crusader Alumni

Outdoor chairs filled up quickly as droves of graduates, professors, families and friends arrived on the Braniff Mall the morning of Sunday, May 12, to participate in the 59th annual Spring Commencement Ceremony in honor of UD’s new generation of Crusader alumni.

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Board of Trustees Names John G. Plotts as Interim President

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Executive Vice President John G. Plotts, Ed.D., as interim president of the university. Plotts joined the university in December of 2008, initially serving in the roles of associate provost and dean of undergraduate admissions.

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Professor of English Eileen Gregory, PhD, Named 2018 Piper Professor

"That's what our teaching, and all our talk about the reflective life, boils down to -- efforts to keep brilliance in our hearts, to remember the lightness that is native to our spirit," said 2018 Piper Professor Eileen Gregory, Ph.D, professor of English. The Piper Award honors 10 professors annually in Texas colleges and universities for outstanding achievements in their profession and is widely regarded as the most prestigious award of its kind in the state.

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