Daniel Georgianna

Chancellor Professor of Economics
Chairperson, Department of Economics

Office: Group I, Room 383
Telephone: (508) 999-8414
E-mail: dgeorgianna@umassd.edu

Dan Georgianna, Chancellor Professor of Economics, has taught at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth since 1978. He received a B.S. in Mathematics from College of the Holy Cross at Worcester, Ma. in 1965 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1977.

Professor Georgianna's fields of concentration include marine resource economics, comparative economic systems, and economic history. Courses he teaches are:

  • ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics

  • ECO 232 Principles of Macroeconomics

  • ECO 321 Comparative Economic Systems

  • ECO 416 History of Economic Thought

  • ECO 472 Coastal Resource Economics

In addition to his teaching duties, Professor Georgianna is President of the UMass Faculty Federation Local 1895, AFT, AFL-CIO, which represents faculty and professional staff at UMass Dartmouth. He is also a member of several policy making organizations:

  • The Multispecies Overfishing Definition Committee of the New England Fishery Management Council

  • The Social Science Advisory Committee of the New England Management Council

  • The Winter Flounder Technical Committee of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

  • The Higher Education Program and Policy Council of the American Federation of Teachers

  • Vice-president of the Massachusetts Federation of Teachers

Professor Georgianna is the recipient of several awards which include:

  • The Yvonne Sandstroem University Science Award

  • The Chancellor's Distinguished Service Award

  • The Leo Sullivan Teacher of the Year Award

  • The Richard Fontera Memorial Award for Community Service

Professor Georgianna is the author of a book entitled The Strike of '28, 22 journal articles and chapters in books, over 21 monographs, and over 100 newspaper and magazine articles. He has also successfully completed 20 government grants and contracts.

Professor Georgianna resides in Fairhaven. Ma. with his wife, Sharon and two sons, David and Matthew.