Peter Philips
  • Professor, Economics Department

Current Courses

Fall 2022

  • ECON-1740
    US Economic History
  • ECON-7150
    Labor/Gender I
  • ECON-1740
    US Economic History
  • ECON-7150
    Labor/Gender I

Spring 2022

Teaching Philosophy

 

"Teach students facts, and they will know facts.  Teach students how to think, and they will be able to gather, evaluate and use facts their whole lives."

A YOUTUBE VIDEO ON ME AND MY TEACHING:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTq1PPfpJ0E

Philips is an accomplished teacher having won many awards for his teaching and guidance of graduate students.  These awards include the University of Utah, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Superior Teacher Award (1982), the University of Utah, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Dean's Research Fellow (1985 and 1988), University of Utah, John R. Park Teacher's Fellowship (1988), University of Utah, Lowell Bennion University Distinguished Service Professor (1992-93),    University of Utah, Presidential Teaching Scholar (1993), Nominee, Student Choice Teaching Award, Academic Affairs Board of the Associated Students of the University of Utah, 2004 and the University of Utah, Graduate Student & Postdoctoral Scholar Distinguished Mentor, 2007.

Courses I Teach

  • ECON-1740 - US Economic History
  • ECON-7150 - Labor/Gender I
  • ECON-1740 - US Economic History
  • ECON-7150 - Labor/Gender I
  • ECON-1740 - US Economic History
  • ECON-3700 - Sports Economics
  • ECON-1740 - US Economic History
  • ECON-3700 - Sports Economics
  • ECON-7990 - Cont Reg-PhD
  • ECON-6955 - Research Methods