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Doctoral Students - Economics

Adebukola Adeleke

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4040


Olawale Adisa

Olawale Adisa

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4038

Olawale Adisa received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Covenant University in 2013. In 2017 he earned his Master of Science degree in Economics from University of Rome, Tor Vergata.

Korede Ajogbeje

Korede Ajogbeje

Doctoral Candidate
Faner Hall, 4041

Korede Ajogbeje received his Bachelor’s from Ekiti State University and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Prior to beginning his doctoral program, he had two years of research experience as a Management Scholar at the Lagos Business School, Nigeria. His research fields are: applied micro, development, labor, and Environmental Economics. 

Hailah Alfadhel

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4042


Ibraheem M. Alghobari

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4036


Arwa K. Althobaiti

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4040


Collins Anosike

Collins Anosike

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4038

Collins Anosike received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike Nigeria. Master of Science degree in Economics from University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He later moved to United States and received a Master of Arts degree in Financial Economics from Wichita State University, Wichita KS. He began his Ph.D. program in 2020.

Prior to commencement of my doctoral studies, Collins worked in banking in Nigeria and United States. My research interests are in Financial, Monetary Economics and Econometrics.

Amri A. Asmara

Amri A. Asmara

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4034

Amri Anjas Asmara earned his BSc degree in Economics from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia and MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. Prior to beginning his doctoral program, he worked in the Indonesia Stock Exchange and in Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. His research interest lies in the fields of Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics.

Kofi A. Asuako

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4038


Thaman P. Bastola

Thaman P. Bastola

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4035

Thaman is a Teaching Assistant and SIU’s Economics Doctoral student since 2020. He is originally from Nepal. He holds an economics bachelor’s degree, as well as a Master’s degree in Nepali language and literature from the Tribhuvan University of Nepal. In the United States, he completed his 2nd bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville, Kentucky, and a Masters’ degree from Eastern Illinois University, Illinois, in economics.

Prior to coming to the United States, he worked as a high school teacher (Mathematics), a language editor (for Nepali magazines and books) as well as a book-writer, in Nepal. He has written three books. Now, he has a great interest in research on international trade, monetary, and development economics.

Wafa Binmahfuth

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4040


Gautam Kumar Biswas

Gautam Kumar Biswas

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4036

Gautam Kumar Biswas received his Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Khulna University, Bangladesh and Masters of Arts in Economics from International University of Japan. Prior to starting his Ph.D. in the Fall’2021, he worked for the Central Bank of Bangladesh. His research interests are in Monetary Economics and International Economics.

Prince Fosu

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4041


Yaren U. Gocer

Yaren U. Gocer

Doctoral Student
Famer Hall, 4040

Yaren Ulker Gocer earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 2021 in Economics with a Quantitative Economics Option and a minor in Mathematics from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She started SIU Carbondale’s doctoral program in Economics in Fall 2021. Her main research interest is Macroeconomics. Yaren is from Turkey and enjoys nature, socializing with friends, and cooking.

Aroni Kabita Porna

Aroni Kabita Porna

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4132

Aroni Kabita Porna earned her bachelor’s degree from North South University, Bangladesh and master’s degree in Economics from Carleton University, Canada. Prior to joining the PhD program, she worked as a lecturer at North South University, where she taught courses on economics and mathematics. Her current research interest lies in the fields of International Economics and Environmental Economics.

Haya Khan

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4040


Olaniyi S. Ige

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4027


Lyndrison G. Lincoln

Lyndrison G. Lincoln

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4036

Lyndrison Lincoln earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Economics from the University of the West Indies in his home country of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). Subsequently, he worked as a Research Associate at the T&T Coalition of Services Industries, VSL Consultants Ltd and as an Instructor at the University of the Southern Caribbean where he lectured several courses in economics. In 2020, he joined the PhD Economics program at SIU as a Fulbright Scholar. His research interests include International Economics and Development. 

Shahroo Malik

Shahroo Malik

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4040

Shahroo Malik earned her B.S. Honours Degree in Economics from National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan and MSc in International Development from University of Manchester, UK as a Global Development Institute (GDI) Development Leadership Scholar. She has previously worked as Research Associate for 3 years at Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI). In 2020, she joined the SIU PhD Economics program as a Fulbright PhD Scholar. Her research interests lie in the field of Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics.

A. M. Muhib Morshed Ami

A. M. Muhib Morshed Ami

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4134

A. M. Muhib Morshed Ami earned his BSc (Hons) degree from University of Toronto – St. George campus, and MA in Economics degree from Carleton University, Canada. He then worked as a lecturer at North South University in Bangladesh, where he taught courses in economics and mathematics. He joined the PhD program at SIU in fall 2018 and was awarded the Doctoral Fellowship for two years. His research interest lies in the fields of Macroeconomics and International Economics.

Hope Muronga

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4042


Wlider Pimentel Basurto

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4136


Fitri Safira

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4042


Stephen Toveh

Stephen Toveh

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4035

Stephen is a second-year student in SIU’s Economics PhD program. He specializes in Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and International Finance. He holds a Bachelors in Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana as well as a Master of Business Administration from Henderson State University, Arkansas.
Prior to commencing his graduate studies, Stephen worked with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) as CEDM officer and later as Data migration officer Under the Nation Builders Corp. He has experience in Blockchain Design and Modelling, Empirical Research and Data Analytics.

Daniel Vanoverbeke

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4034


Ling Zhang

Doctoral Student
Faner Hall, 4042