Professor of Instruction
- KGH 3467
James Hornsten serves on the American Economic Association’s Committee on Economic Education and the board of the National Economics Teaching Association, and has co-organized a handful of national conferences on teaching economics, including the last three AEA Conferences on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE). He was a recipient of the 2017 Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Teaching Award and the 1998 WCAS Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award as a graduate student lecturer. He has taught over one hundred courses at Northwestern, primarily on the topics of microeconomics, industrial economics, monopoly (antitrust & regulation), and business strategy. He has taught several times for the summer bridge program, frequently advises Posner Fellows, and serves as the department’s first-year advisor.