Dr. Sally Asefa, Professor of Economics & Business

Sally Asafa
Dr. Sally Asefa, Professor of Economics & Business
(270) 852-3189
Administration Building #410



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


Courses Taught

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

Business, Management and Others:
o Principles of Management
o Quantitative Methods in Business
o Elementary Statistics
o Advanced Statistics
o Certified Management Accountant Examination Review
o Business Practices and Principles
o 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 KWC
* 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
o Member, Class of 1984-85
o Member, Curriculum Committee, 1985-1992, 1993 - 2006
o Chair, Curriculum Committee, 1996-1998


* 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:
o Named Volunteer Group of the Year, 1983
o Second Place, Regional SIFE Competition, 1983
o 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


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