• Associate Professor - Finance, Bill & Vieve Gore School of Business, Westminster College
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Honors & Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award 2016-2017. Westminster College, Bill & Vieve Gore School of Business, 05/09/2017
  • Favorite Professor Award 2016-2017; Graduating Class of 2017. Westminster College, Bill & Vieve Gore School of Business, 05/03/2017
  • Kauffman Foundation Research and Policy Grant (2015-2017): Grant funding in support of a multi-state study of select effects of accelerated learning programs on higher education finance at the individual and household levels. Total grant award: $140,340. Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 12/31/2015
  • Stockham Medal for Conspicuously Effective Teaching 2015 (Honorable Mention). The Stockham Medal is awarded to one graduate student each year for “conspicuously effective teaching.” Candidates for the medal are nominated by their faculty advisors and mentors. University of Utah, 01/05/2015
  • Online Course Development Grant 2014-2018: Grant funding to support development of a fully online Bachelors degree in Economics through the University of Utah’s Vice President of Academic Affairs Office. The effort includes working with a group of instructors and course developers in the Department of Economics, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Teaching and Learning Technologies unit, and Office of Academic Affairs. University of Utah Office of Academic Affairs, 09/2014
  • Marriner S. Eccles Graduate Fellow 2014/2015. The Eccles Graduate Fellowship in Political Economy was established by an endowment by Marriner S. Eccles, the first chairman of the Federal Reserve Board and is awarded doctoral candidates pursuing research in banking, business, education, finance, humanities, law, social sciences, and exploring the impact of their research on relationships among politics, public policy and the economy. Marriner S. Eccles Graduate Foundation, 03/25/2014
  • Rasmussen Doctoral Research Grant 2014/2015: Grant funding in support of studying Effects of Student Participation in Utah’s Public Education Career Paths: traditional, dual-credit enrollment, and early college high school programs. Rasmussen Doctoral Research Grant 2014/2015, 03/24/2014
  • MUSE Project Grant 2014: Grant funding to promote civic engagement through economic and public policy education and civic integration. MUSE Project, 02/21/2014
  • Teaching and Learning Technologies Course Development Grant, The University of Utah 2013/2014: Grant funding extended by the University’s Committee for Technology Enhanced Curriculum (CTEC) for the development of an hybrid version of ECON 3100, Labor Economics. Universioty of Utah Teaching and Learning Technologies Center, 04/15/2013
  • Herbert W. Gustafson Scholar 2013/2014: A scholarship fund established to support graduate students in the pursuit of quantitative study of human social behavior. The University of Utah, College of Social and Behavioral Science. Herbert W. Gustafson Scholar, 04/12/2013
  • Rasmussen Doctoral Research Grant 2013/2014: Long-Term Effects of Student Participation in Utah’s Public Education Career Paths: a consideration of individual, household, and state level fiscal impacts. Rasmussen Doctoal Research Grant, 04/10/2013


  • Itinteris Early College High School (IECHS), Member off the Board of Trustees, 09/2008 - present
  • SALAAM , Member of the Board of Trustees, 01/2002 - 12/2012

In the Media

  • KRCL – Radio Active: May 24, 2017; Is the U.S.A. a democracy or a corporatocracy? Hosts Lara Jones and Billy Palmer discuss the question with Richard Haskell, PhD (Associate Professor of Finance, Westminster College), Morgan Lyon-Cotti (Hinckley Institute Associate Director), Doug Burton (Vest Pocket Business Coalition). 05/24/2017. http://www.krcl.org/blog/radioactive-may-24-2017/
  • KCPW – The Bottom Line: April 28, 2017; A discussion on Corporate Social Responsibility, Purpose Driven Enterprise, and Finance Education with KCPW Anchor Doug Welch, and Westminster College students Francesca Scopello and Noelle Johnson. 04/28/2017. http://kcpw.org/blog/the-bottom-line/2017-05-09/bu...
  • KCPW – Freakonomics: March 31, 2017; A discussion of Purpose Driven Enterprise and Westminster College’s Business 101 course with Richard Haskell, PhD and Bardhi Ballata (Bill & Vieve Gore School of Business), and Emily Means and Roger McDonough (KCPW). 03/31/2017.
  • The Korea Times: City Edition: March 11-12, 2017; Westminster MBA Students Visit Korea – an exchange between Korea Times CEO Lee Chang-sup and Westminster College Professors Michael Keene, PhD, and Richard Haskell, PhD. 03/11/2017.
  • Westminster College - In the News: December 21, 2016; Westminster Business Students Donate Company Profits to Charity: First-year business students challenged to experience purpose-driven enterprise from day one of college. 12/15/2016. http://news.westminstercollege.edu/2016/12/21/west...
  • The Valuation Project; May 2016; The Valuation Project includes a dynamic web portal showcasing valuation model research conducted by undergraduate researches and Richard Haskell from Westminster College’s Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business; the effort is funded jointly by Westminster College, CRG Research, and the Haskell Foundation. 10/01/2016. http://www.models.rhaskell.org
  • State Longitudinal Data Systems Research; October 2016; The State Longitudinal Data Systems Research web site is an active repository of state level information on State Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) across the nation, includes state level SLDS profiles prepared by undergraduate researchers and Richard Haskell from Westminster College’s Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business, and presents the current state of completeness, funding, accessibility, user interface, and interoperability of public education data systems for the 50 states; the effort is funded jointly by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Westminster College, and the Haskell Foundation. 10/01/2016. http://www.slds.rhaskell.org
  • KRCL RadioActive Labor Day Special Presentation: September 5, 2016; A discussion of proposed increases in the minimum wage, the potential impact for the Utah and the nation. Chris Collard, Richard Haskell, PhD, and Natalie Gochnour. Hosted by Emily Means. 09/05/2016. http://www.krcl.org/blog/radioactive-september-5-2...
  • National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships Webinar: August 19, 2016; Dual and Concurrent Enrollment: Exploring Student Access and Equity of Outcomes in Illinois and Utah Featuring Richard Haskell, PhD (Westminster College) and Jason Taylor, PhD (university of Utah). 08/19/2016. http://www.nacep.org/new-research-webinar/
  • PCTV - Mountain Morning Show Rick Haskell, Assistant Professor - Finance, Westminster College, and Joe Davis, PCTV Mountain Morning Show Co-Host, discuss the recent market equity activity in the US and China. 8/25/2015. 08/25/2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuBK4ZJJUT0
  • PCTV - Mountain Morning Show Rick Haskell Doctoral Fellow in Economics at the University of Utah, and Joe Davis, PCTV Mountain Morning Show Co-Host, discuss the impact of the 2013 Federal Government shutdown. 10/17/2013. http://parkcity.tv/schedule/mms-calendar/
  • Hinckley Institute Forum Panel: Sequestration and U - Sequestration Considerations in Respect to the University of Utah. 04/10/2013. http://www.dailyutahchronicle.com/?p=2587324
  • Daily Utah Chronicle - James Curry, Assistant Professor in Political Science, and Rick Haskell, a Ph.D. candidate in Economics, spoke about the sequester’s history and how budget cuts will impact the university’s education and administration. 04/10/2013. http://www.dailyutahchronicle.com/?p=2587324