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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Christopher Clarke

Christopher Clarke

Assistant Professor (Career-Track)

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Website
TikTok Channel @EconChrisClarke


Dr. Christopher Clarke is an Assistant Professor of Economics (Career-Track) at Washington State University. He studies public policy and income inequality. He loves connecting to students and encouraging their futures using powerful economic tools in a wide diversity of applications. He began teaching in 2013 covering introductory to master’s levels. In the Spring 2021, he was awarded the Media and Moving Images Teaching Prize for Innovative Uses in Media from the University of Houston. He presented his experience using video to teach Economics to the classroom and the general public at EconEd 2021.

Research Interests

  • Public Policy
  • Inequality
  • Public Capital and Infrastructure


  • Assistant Professor (Career-Track), Washington State University, August 2022 – Present
  • Instructional Assistant Professor, University of Houston, August 2018 – July 2022
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, August 2017 – June 2018


  • Ph.D., Economics, Washington State University, 2020
  • M.A., Economics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2013
  • B.A., Economics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2012
    • Minor in Spanish for the Professions
    • Minor in Mathematics


  • EconS 102: Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
  • EconS 391: History of Economic Thought

Selected Presentations and Media Mentions

Contact Info

Christopher Clarke

Email Address:

Office Location:
Hulbert 111F
Phone: (509) 335-4391
Office hours: MWF 10:30-11:30 AM