Dr. Jerry Evensky
Jerry is a professor of economics at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. One of the world's leading scholars on Adam Smith, Jerry is passionate about economic education. His textbook Economics: Ideas and Issues has been used to teach introductory economics at SU for decades. Jerry has been honored by his university as the Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for teaching excellence. He has been the faculty liaison to the Syracuse University Project Advance economics program since 1988. Jerry is the author of:
Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy: A Historical and Contemporary Perspective on Markets, Law, Ethics, and Culture. 2005 Cambridge University Press.
Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations – A Readers Guide. 2015 Cambridge University Press.
Jerry spent the first six years of his career as a secondary social studies teacher in the Webster Groves School District, Webster Groves, Missouri. He lives in DeWitt, NY, and his children attended Jamesville-DeWitt Central Schools.
Len has taught Social Studies at Gloversville High School in Gloversville, NY since 1991, and has been named a Master Teacher by the Upstate New York History Alliance. Through the Syracuse University Project Advance program, Len currently teaches Economics, Sociology, and Personal Finance courses to students at both Gloversville High and other area schools via the distance learning network. He also teaches AP United States History, and served as Social Studies department chair for many years. Throughout his career, he has taught all classes in the New York State Social Studies high school curriculum to all levels of students. Len has also taught economics as an adjunct in the SUNY system. He developed many of the ancillary materials that accompany the Economics: Ideas and Issues textbook. Len earned a B.A. in Economics from SUNY Potsdam, where he was inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international economics honor society. After an initial career in forensic economic consulting, he earned a Master of Science in Teaching Social Studies from SUNY Potsdam. Len lives in Galway, NY, and his children attended Galway Central School.