Gregory Woirol

Professor Emeriti Gregory Woirol
Professor Emeritus

Department of Economics










Academic History

B.A., University of Washington
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Academic Focus

  • Economic History
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Industrial Organization

Professor Greg Woirol's research interests are in U.S. economic history, with a focus on early twentieth-century labor history, and the history of economic thought. Serving the College from 1976 through 2014, Professor Woirol taught a number of economics courses, including Comparative Economic Systems, Industrial Organization, Economic History, and the History of Economic Thought. Recent publications in his areas of research interest include "New Data, New Issues: The Origins of the Technological Unemployment Debates" in the History of Political Economy, "Peter Speek and Migratory Labor: An Estonian Revolutionary Finds the Real America" in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, and the entry on Frederick C. Mills in the Biographical Dictionary of American Economists.