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  • Gary_QuinlivanGary Quinlivan, Ph.D.

    Dean of the McKenna School and Professor of Economics  

    Aurelius Hall, Room 204

    Expertise: Monetary Theory, International Trade, International Finance


    • Ph.D., University at Albany 
    • B.A., SUNY Geneseo

    Courses Taught

    • EC 101 Principles of Microeconomics 
    • EC 351 International Trade and Development

    A Short Biography

    Dr. Quinlivan is also an adjunct scholar at the Center for Economic Personalism at the Acton Institute. From 1989 to the 2001, he served as an adjunct faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University’s Economics Department where he taught international trade, international monetary theory, and monetary theory. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Shandong University in the People’s Republic of China from 1988 to 1989. In 1997, Shandong University awarded Quinlivan an honorary professorship.

    Dr. Quinlivan has co-edited or authored seven books, six monographs, and has written numerous articles in the areas of international trade, public finance, and international finance. Recent books include A Catholic Response to Economic Globalization: Applications of Catholic Social Teaching (co-authored with Paul Cleveland, Gregory Gronbacher and Michel Therrien; Public Morality, Civic Virtue and the Problem of Modern Liberalism (co-edited with T. William Boxx); For Freedom and Prosperity: Philip M. McKenna and the Gold Standard League (co-authored with Brian Surkan); and Toward the Renewal of Civilization: The Political Order and Culture (co-edited with T. William Boxx).

    Dr. Quinlivan has won teaching awards at both Saint Vincent College (1993 and 2007) and Carnegie Mellon University (2000). During the summer of 2005, Quinlivan received an International Business Fellowship from the University of Pittsburgh, for ten-day seminar in Russia, Bulgaria, and Czech Republic.

    Dr. Quinlivan is the faculty moderator of the ballroom dance club and the Gilbert and Sullivan club at Saint Vincent College. In addition, Dr. Quinlivan and his wife are the faculty moderators of the swing dance club. Dr. Quinlivan is one of the key administrators dedicated to enhancing Saint Vincent College’s academic links to China. He has traveled to China 22 times and has negotiated nine academic affiliations between Saint Vincent College and some of the best universities in China.