Dr. Doyle Smith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Texas Tech University, 1981; M.A. in Economics, the University of Texas at El Paso, 1974; B.A. in Economics, the University of Texas at El Paso, 1968. Since 1974, Dr. Smith has taught such economic classes as principles of economics, money and banking, managerial economics, intermediate macroeconomics, MBA macroeconomics and microeconomics, and mathematical economics. In addition, Dr. Smith has taught such classes as managerial finance, financial statement analysis, and financial markets in the area of finance as well. Dr. Smith has published in the areas of supply-side economics, the methodology and philosophy of the economic science, and the teaching of economics. Over the last twenty-two years, Dr. Smith has received several honors ands awards for teaching. Dr. Smith was named as Piper Professor of 1995 for the State of Texas. In addition, Dr. Smith currently serves on several University, College, and Departmental committees and served as faculty sponsor for Omicron Delta Epsilon, the National Honorary Society for Economists.