Chelsea Dowell, MS
Assistant Professor of Economics
Administration Building 406
Professor Chelsea T. Dowell is a native of Louisville, home of the world-famous Kentucky Derby and a graduate of Wofford College where she studied Business Economics, Mathematics and authentic southern hospitality. Professor Dowell received her Master’s in Economics at the University of Kentucky where she discovered an unexpected passion for teaching college students earning her Nomination for the Most Inspirational Woman of Gatton Award. She has since published research papers in peer-reviewed journals in the field of Economic Education, as well as presented at many Economic Association conferences.
Professor Dowell has served as Assistant Professor of Economics at Kentucky Wesleyan College for the past few years developing and instructing economics courses ranging from introductory Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics to Managerial Economics and Money, Credit, and Banking. Her work with local non-profit organizations and avid attendance at KWC athletic and artistic events earned her the first ever Wesleyan Way Award. Prior to KWC, she taught at the University of Kentucky and survived the blizzards of Upper Iowa University. Her Great Grandfather Clifford Dowell, Sr. (yes –there are two gentlemen sporting the same name as the Big Red Dog) played football for KWC under the infamous Coach Rip!
Professor Dowell and her new puppy enjoy magazine flipping and people spectating from her porch in Owensboro, KY. Occasionally, Professor Dowell and her refurbished, vintage bug participate in local parades.