Todd Nesbit, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Ball State University, where he also serves as the Interim Director for the Institute for the Study of Political Economy in the Miller College of Business. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at BSU. His academic journey includes positions at The Ohio State University, College of Charleston, Penn State-Erie, and Wabash College.
Dr. Nesbit earned dual B.S. degrees in Economics and Mathematics from Capital University in 2001, followed by his Ph.D. in Economics from West Virginia University in 2005. His research has resulted in peer-reviewed publications in notable journals such as the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, the Southern Economic Journal, Public Budgeting and Finance, and the Journal of Sports Economics, among others. His primary research focus centers on public policy issues, particularly excise taxation, and he has authored numerous articles in the field of sports economics.
Dr. Nesbit is also actively involved with organizations like the Association of Private Enterprise Education and the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, where he contributes his expertise to policy discussions.