Dr. David J. Hoaas begins his 34th year at Centenary and his 20th as the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) for the 2018-18 academic year. In his role as the FAR, he serves as a resource to student-athletes, coaches, and administrators in the integration of athletics and academics at Centenary.
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, and the Journal of Wine Economics. For the past fifteen years, he has also served as a peer reviewer for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Dr. Hoaas is often called on by the local news media to comment upon matters of economic interest to the Shreveport/Bossier community.
Dr. Hoaas is a strong believer in the NCAA Division III philosophy that puts the highest priority on the overall quality of the educational experience and on the successful completion of all students’ academic programs. He asks a lot of his students in the classroom and in return he is proud to show his support for their extra-curricular activities.