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Christopher Fawson

Christopher Fawson

Executive Director of Partners in Business & Dr. Vernon Maughan Buehler and MaRee C. Buehler Endowed Professor
Department(s): Economics and Finance
Executive Education Programs: Partners In Business
Programs: Koch Scholars
Location:  Business 514
Office Phone:  435.797.2320
Fax:  435.797.2701


Ph.D., Economics, Texas A&M University, 1986
MS, Economics, Texas A&M University, 1983
BA, Economics, Weber State College, 1982


Professor Fawson arrived at Utah State University in the winter of 1990 and has taught economics and economic systems in the department of economics and finance for the past 21 years. During his tenure at Utah State University Dr. Fawson has served as Director of International Programs, Vice Provost for Academic and International Affairs, Department Head and Senior Associate Dean in the Huntsman School of Business. Professor Fawson has served as faculty mentor in the month-long interdisciplinary Design Thinking for Innovation program based in Leysin, Switzerland. In addition, he has been involved in designing and teaching the new Business by Design class that will be required of all business majors starting in the fall of 2012. Dr. Fawson is passionate about designing and delivering transformational learning experiences for students and has been a program leader for a variety of faculty-led international learning experiences. He is currently on sabbatical leave with the Charles Koch Foundation in Arlington, Virginia where he is working on business school and faculty research initiatives sponsored by the Foundation. His research interests cover a broad spectrum of applied research topics in public finance and development economics.


International Professor of the Year - 2012

Related Huntsman News Articles

New Leadership for Partners In Business (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Spring 2015)
Endowed Professorship from Dr. Vern Buehler Will be Held by Dr. Chris Fawson (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Fall 2012)
Vern Beuhler Endowed Professorship Will Be Held By Dr. Chris Fawson (The Huntsman Post - September 2012)
Cowboy Hats May Have Saved Huntsman Professors From Arrest in Russia (The Huntsman Post - August 2012)
Huntsman Students, Faculty and Staff Win Prestigious Awards (The Huntsman Post - May 2012)
Dwight Israelsen and Chris Fawson teach in Russia (Huntsman Alumni Magazine - Spring 2009)

Research Area(s)

Public finance and econometrics.