Speaker profile: Dr. Michael Lucchesi

Colorado Council for Economic Education

Mike Lucchesi - University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Mike Lucchesi received a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, and an MA in Economics from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Winner of the 1988 Academy Educator Award, he served over 29 years in the United States Air Force, as a pilot and as an economics instructor. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Senior Instructor at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. In over 27 years of teaching he has primarily taught microeconomics, macroeconomics, money and banking, managerial economics and financial markets, and has given numerous presentations on behavioral economics. Mike was one of sixteen professors competitively selected from across the U.S. to participate in the 2010 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program in China. He is the Associate Director of the Center for Economic Education at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs