Sean E. Mulholland

Professor of Economics, Western Carolina University

Mulholland is a professor of economics at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina.

His research has appeared in many journals, including the Journal of Economic Growth, Public Choice, Economics Letters, and Economics of Education Review. He has held faculty positions at Boston College, Stonehill College, and Mercer University. From 2012 through 2016, he was a Mercatus Affiliated Senior Scholar at George Mason University. He has served as a faculty mentor at seminars sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) and the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), filmed short clips for IHS’s LearnLiberty project, and led discussions at the Center for Excellence in Education’s Research Science Institute at MIT.

Born and raised in Anderson, South Carolina, Mulholland lives in Sylva, North Carolina with his wife, Western Carolina University economist Angela K. Dills, and their three children.