Joe Phillips, PhD

Joe Phillips

Dean, Albers School of Business and Economics

PhD, Economics, University of Notre Dame

Areas of Expertise

Economics, Monetary Policy


Joseph M. Phillips was appointed dean of the Albers School of Business and Economics July 1, 2001. He joined Seattle University after serving on the faculty of the College of Business Administration at Creighton University. He started at Creighton in 1982, serving as associate dean for the last four and half years. In 1986 he received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence, the university’s highest teaching award.

Dr. Phillips graduated with a BA in economics from LaSalle University and received his MA and PhD from the University of Notre Dame. He has published a number of articles in professional journals, including the Southern Economic Journal, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Economic Development Quarterly, Land Economics, and the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.