Carlos Seiglie is Professor of Economics and Chair of the Department. He is also on the faculty of the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers-Newark where he served as Program Director until July of 2011. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Rutgers University-New Brunswick. Professor Seiglie also teaches in the Rutgers Business School. He received his BA degree from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago. His research interests include applied microeconomics, defense economics, and international economics. He has taught at Columbia University, the Helsinki School of Economics (now Aalto University School of Economics) and the Université Pierre Mendes France - Grenoble II. In addition, he has been a consultant to both public and private institutions. Dr. Seiglie is the author of more than 40 refereed journal articles and book chapters and serves on the editorial boards of several journals.