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Economics alumni have succeeded in a broad range of business and international careers, and many of our majors go on to pursue graduate studies in highly ranked programs.

Trinity is proud of the achievements of its alumni and likes to keep up with their work, lives, and ongoing educational experiences.  If you graduated with an economics degree, please feel free to jhuston [at] (contact the department), and let us know what you have been up to.

A Public Impact

As professor and holder of the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, Raymond Robertson '91 gets to do what he loves—impact public policy through the study of economics and train future leaders entering public service.
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Hopelessly Devoted to TU

Sheridan Chambers ’97 is surrounded by Trinity alumni...and that’s just the way he likes it!

In Hard Drive

Dirk Elmendorf ’97 is a man on a mission – as revealed in his self-appointed title of Chief Technology Evangelist for Rackspace Managed Hosting. "If you pick an unusual title, you can keep it forever," says one of the founders of Rackspace, a company that is the fastest-growing managed hosting specialist in the world.

Laying Down the Law

Illinois State Rep. Elaine Hodges Nekritz '79 is in her fourth term, and working more time than ever to combat the long shadow cast over this state’s house by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

What can you do with a degree in economics?

Discover some of the careers and occupations of our economics alumni:

  • District court judge
  • Director of economics of a corporation
  • School district department chairman
  • Professor of economics at a university
  • Graduate student
  • Doctoral candidate
  • Certified public accountant
  • Strategist at a trust company
  • Governor for operations for the Ministry of Petroleum
  • Chief of investments in a capital management and research firm
  • Environmental protection specialist for the Government
  • Physician
  • Accountant at a major oil company
  • U.S. Army finance officer
  • City supervisor
  • High school teacher