Faculty in Economics - Finance

 T.J. Devine
   Instructor in Economics
   217.245.3475 |
B.S., University of Central Missouri
Professor Devine has completed the course requirements for the Ph.D. program in Economics at Iowa State University. His research interests include environmental economics and quantitative methods. He teaches courses in economics and statistics. He is also the advisor to the Investment Club.
 Nausser S. Jamali
Nausser S. Jamali
   Associate Professor of Accounting
   217.245.3473 | 

B.S. Karaj College-Iran; M. Acc. Western Illinois University
Professor Jamali passionately encourages all students interested in business to prepare themselves for an international context. He teaches courses in accounting and finance.

Kevin Klein
Kevin Klein   Professor of Economics
A.A.S., Illinois Central College; B.S., M.S., D.A., Illinois State University
Professor Klein earned a Doctorate of Arts, D.A., in Economics Education from Illinois State University and has taught at Illinois College since 1986. While at Illinois College he has helped develop the economics and environmental studies programs and has twice received the college’s highest teaching award, The Dunbaugh Award, in 1997 and again in 2004. In 1999, he participated as a Fulbright Scholar in the Fulbright German Studies Seminar to study alternative energies in Germany. This trip led to him sponsoring several BreakAway trips for students at Illinois College to Germany,
Austria, and Ireland. His research interests are in the areas of application of economics to public policy, especially environmental policy. Dr. Klein has co-authored and published three introductory economics textbooks, seven study guides, six instructor manuals and six test banks as well as several other professional publications. In his spare time he is a married father of two daughters and is an amateur photographer specializing in prairie plant photography on his farm in rural Murrayville, Illinois. Many of his photographs can be found at and several have been published in books of poetry.
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Andrew Nahlik Andrew Nahlik

Instructor in Economics
Professor Nahlik joined the economics faculty in 2012. He is currently finishing up his dissertation on auctions at the University of Florida. His areas of study in economics include Applied Microeconomics, Auctions, and Game Theory. Professor Nahlik has taken over as the faculty advisor of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Honor Society in Economics. Furthermore, he has a twitter @ProfNahlik where he posts about current topics in economics that would be of interest to his past present and future economics and finance students!
John Rush
John S. Rush, Chair
Associate Professor of Accounting
217.245.3421 |

B.S., M. Acc. Western Illinois University; CPA; CMA

Professor Rush is the coordinator of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. He is also the adviser to SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise). He teaches courses in accounting and finance.


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