Fall 2014:

CAPSTONE Native American Economic and Cultural History (with Landon Karr), Mondays 6 to 9 pm

Office Hours:

Mondays 3 to 5 pm



Robert E. Wright

 Nef Family Chair of Political Economy
Director of the Thomas Willing Institute
Division of Social Science
 Madsen Center 111
Augustana College
2001 South Summit Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57197  
Email is always best.





Personal Blog

Textbook Blog

Amazon page

Wikipedia page 


Book Series:

"Slavery Since Emancipation," Cambridge University Press




My classes are designed to enhance the way students interpret the economic aspects of their world. Information ingestion for later regurgitation is strictly forbidden.






Personal Favorites:

Band: Led Zeppelin (M, W, F)

Pink Floyd (T, Th, Sat.)

Chicago (Sun.)

Cartoon: The Simpsons

Color: royal purple (#6B3FA0)

Fake News Program: The Colbert Report

Precious metal: silver (Ag)

Prayer: Alexander Pope’s

Universal Prayer

Sense of humor: satire

Sport: baseball (spring and summer)

football (fall and winter)

ice hockey (Feb. and March)

Television show: River Monsters



Data Resources:

Early American

1) Securities prices

2) Government bondholders

3) Corporations

4) Other Data (lots, some mine)



1) Transcribed books









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