David J. Hoaas begins the 29th year at Centenary during the 2014-2015 academic year and his 15th as the FAR. In his role as FAR, he serves as a resource to student-athletes, coaches, and administrators in the integration of athletics and academics at Centenary. In addition to serving as professor of economics, he served as the College’s Associate Provost. Dr. Hoaas offers classes in all areas of applied microeconomics including public sector economics.
His economic research has appeared in Tourism Economics, the Atlantic Economic Journal, the Eastern Economic Journal, the Southwestern Journal of Economics, the Social Science Journal, the Southwestern Economic Review, the American Journal of Economics and Sociology, and the Journal of Economic Issues.
Dr. Hoaas is often called on by the local news media to comment upon matters of economic interest to the Shreveport/Bossier community.