Joab Corey

Joab Corey
  • Discipline: Economics
  • Organization: Florida State University

Joab Corey is a lecturer in the Department of Economics and a member of the Excellence in Economics Education faculty in the Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education at Florida State University.  Dr. Corey currently specializes in teaching large section principles of economics and intro to economics classes where he uses interactive class demonstrations, video clips, pop-culture examples, student designed economic T-shirts, and occasional acrobatics to create an enthusiastic student learning environment.  While at Florida State University he has been the recipient of the Transformation Through Teaching award, the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society Service in Excellence Teaching Award, and the Florida State University Undergraduate Teaching Award. 

He received his bachelor’s, masters, and Ph.D. in Economics from West Virginia University where his teaching efforts were inspired by Professor Russell Sobel and where he won the 2008 WVU Doctoral Student Teaching Award.