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LTC William Skimmyhorn

Assistant Professor (Economics)

US Army

Contact Information:
Office Location: LH B107
Phone: 845.938.5303
Lieutenant Colonel William Skimmyhorn is an Assistant Professor of Economics and the Long Term Research Coordinator for the Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis. He earned a B.S. in Economics at West Point in 1997, an M.A. in International Policy Studies and an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford in 2006, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2012. Prior to his current position he has served in a variety of command and staff positions in the U.S., Korea, Bosnia, Italy, and Afghanistan. His primary research interests are household finance, human capital development, behavioral economics, and the economics of national security.

In his capacity as the Long Term Research Coordinator he supervises large scale Army pilot programs including Project Soldier for Life, Student for Life (SFL2) and Project Financial Readiness: Debt Reduction.

cv-skimmyhorn.pdfCurriculum Vitae