Dr. Sally Asefa

sallyasefasmallvertDr. Sally Asefa, Professor of Economics & Business
sasefa@kwc.edu
(270) 852-3198
Administration Building #410

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Iowa State University
  • M.S., Economics, Iowa State University
  • B.S., Economic and Mathematics, Western Kentucky University

Courses Taught

Economics:

  • Microeconomic Principles
  • Macroeconomic Principles
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Development
  • Managerial Economics (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • International Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • Microeconomic Problems (Graduate)
  • International Business & Economics (Graduate)
  • Economic Education (Graduate)
  • Labor Economics

Business, Management and Others:

  • Principles of Management
  • Quantitative Methods in Business
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Certified Management Accountant Examination Review
  • Business Practices and Principles
  • Operations Management

Publications (Recent)

  • Interviewed for article on housing market for MI Business Magazine
  • Paper on Faculty Perspectives on Academic Dishonesty accepted for Fort Wayne Teaching Conference, Feb.16, 2007
  • Factors that Influence Faculty Decisions on Academic Dishonesty, Asefa, Coalter and Lim, accepted for publication in the Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education.
  • Ethical Misconduct: A Question of Accountability, Coalter, Lim and Asefa, accepted for publication in The International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
  • Presentation to Business and Professional Women on “Women and the Economy” (2003)
  • Presentation to Leadership Owensboro, Economy Day (2002)
  • Participant, Rhodes Study on Catholic Higher Education (2000)

Professional Activities

  • Attended IACBE annual meeting, April, 2009
  • Numerous Workshops on Technology at Kentucky Wesleyan
  • Numerous Training Sessions on Online Teaching and Course Development
  • Developed and taught two online courses
  • Kentucky Economic Association (KEA), 1982 – 2006
  • Member of Board of Editors of The Kentucky Journal of Economics and Business, 1983 – 2003

Community Activities

  • Finance Committee of Board of Joe Ford Library, 2008- present
  • Board of Directors. Girls Inc., 2007-2008
  • Board of Directors of Owensboro Riverport Authority, 1989 – 2006, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Chair, Community Support Committee, 2002
  • Board, Audubon Area Community Services, 2000-2001
  • Board of Directors for the Audubon Center for Economic Education, 1984 – 2001
  • Volunteer, “Women’s Build,” Habitat for Humanity, 1998
  • Vision 2000 Participant, 1991
  • Leadership Owensboro
  • Member, Class of 1984-85
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, 1985-1992, 1993 – 2006
  • Chair, Curriculum Committee, 1996-1998

Awards

  • Alpha Chi Teaching Excellence Award Finalist, 2004
  • Awarded Leadership Owensboro Alumni Award for Distinguished Community Service, 1999
  • Awarded Hart Grant, 1998
  • Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society, 1997
  • Alpha Chi Teaching Excellence Award, 1991
  • Teaching Excellence Partner, 1990
  • Outstanding Business Honorarium, 1989
  • Recipient, George Washington Honor Medal for Excellence in the Category of Economic Education from the Freedoms Foundation, 1985
  • With Students in Free Enterprise:
    • Named Volunteer Group of the Year, 1983
    • Second Place, Regional SIFE Competition, 1983
    • Nominated for Volunteer Group of the Year, 1984
  • Elected Outstanding Young Woman in America, 1983
  • Nominated for Woman of the Achievement by the Owensboro Business and Professional Women’s Club, 1983
  • Nominated for Kentucky Outstanding Young Educator Award, 1982