David Hewitt

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics






Academic History

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
M.B.A., California State University, San Marcos
B.S., Arizona State University

Academic Focus

  • Political Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Game Theory

Professor David Hewitt's professional career includes an entrepreneurial venture with three partners.  He helped bring a start-up from scratch to a respected industry competitor with multiple million-dollar product lines.  He later held a position at a mid-size company, where he was responsible for the launch, ongoing strategy and management of products both large and small, and he spent time as a financial regulator, responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of management and the sound business practices of a variety of financial institutions.

2013. "The Enemy You Can't See: An Investigation of the Disruption of Dark Networks", with Michael T. McBride, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 93: 32-50.