Geneva College

 

 

Ralph Ancil

Ralph AncilOffice Phone: 724-847-6612
reancil@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Economics

Degrees Received

  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • M.S., Michigan State University
  • B.A., Grand Valley State University

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • Money, Credit and Banking
  • Managerial Economics (MBA)

Publications

  • “The Ideology of Growth and Self-Interest,”  in The Culture of Immodesty in American Life and Politics: The Modest Republic (Palgrave, 2013).
  • “Wilhelm Roepke and the Liberal Ideal” in The Imaginative Conservative (March 24, 2013).
  • “The Economy of the Tao: Wendell Berry and Economic Health,” in The Imaginative Conservative (December 30, 2012).
  • “Questioning the Margin: Using Averages and an Extended Break-Even Analysis to Find Optimal Solutions” in the Pennsylvania Economic Review (Fall, 2011).
  • “Humane Economy vs. Economism” in Humanitas (forthcoming).

Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Economic Association.

 

Point of Excellence

Geneva graduates have an 80% acceptance rate when applying for entrance to medical school–well above the national average.

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Upcoming Events
COMMUNITY
2014 One Acts –“Comic Relief”
The collection of five student-driven plays runs from April 24-26.
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“How Then Shall We Sing? An evening of Psalms” at the College Hill RP Church
New Song and The Grace Notes will perform Psalms in a variety of styles on Wed., Apr. 30 at 7 p.m.
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Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to campus for prayer and breakfast on Thu., May 1 at 7:30 a.m.