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Scott Bierman

Scott Bierman

Scott Bierman

Beloit College

Scott Bierman joined Beloit College as its 11th president in July 2009. An economist with 27 years of teaching and leadership experience in liberal arts education, he previously had been the academic dean at Carleton College in Northfield, MN, and earlier served on the faculty at Carleton, where he was named chair of the economics department in 1991. From 1997 to 2000, he was faculty president, serving as a liaison between faculty and the dean and president on curricular and personnel issues. He founded and chaired the Carleton Faculty Council.

Bierman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and mathematics from Bates College in Lewiston, ME, and received his Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Virginia. His fields of interest include economics of the public sector, industrial organization, game theory, and experimental economics. He is the co-author of a book on game theory and has designed teaching materials accompanying various textbooks in economics.

He serves on the Bates College board of trustees and has been active in higher education as a member of external review committees and other advisory groups for colleges in the United States and abroad.