About Us

  • Contact Information

    Cullen Goenner,PhD
    3125 University Ave Stop 8369
    University of North Dakota
    Grand Forks, ND 58202
    Phone: 701-777-3353
    Email: cullen.goenner@und.edu
    Office: Nistler Hall Room 330M

  • Employment

    Department of Economics and Finance
    Nistler College of Business and Public Admin.
    University of North Dakota


  • Education

    University of Wisconsin: Madison, WI

    PhD, Economics, 2001.
    MS, Business: Quantitative Math of Finance, 1999.
    MS, Economics, 1997.

    University of Southern California: Los Angeles, CA

    BA/MA, Economics, 1996.
    BA, Political Science, 1996.
  • Service

    I serve as the faculty adviser to UND's chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL). PBL's mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative and fun leadership and career development programs.


  • Interests

    During my free time I like to build model ships and go fishing.


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Dr. Cullen F. Goenner is Professor and Clow Fellow in the Department of Economics & Finance at the College of Business and Public Administration at the University of North Dakota. Professor Goenner received his PhD in Economics and his Masters of Science in Business (Quantitative Math of Finance) from the University of Wisconsin –Madison.

During his time at UND, he has worked as a consultant for the North Dakota Departments of Transportation and Commerce, the University of North Dakota, the Grand Forks Department of Health, in addition to a number of private clients. He currently serves as a principal for the UND Center for Innovation's – North Dakota/Northwest Minnesota EB-5 Regional Center, where he is their economist.

Professor Goenner specializes in research on applied econometrics, macroeconomics, predictive modeling, and international relations. His research has appeared in highly selective academic journals, which include; Business and Society, Financial Review, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Macroeconomics, and the Journal of Peace Research.

While not working on his research, he keeps busy in the classroom teaching courses in intermediate macroeconomics, principles of microeconomics, banking, and graduate applied econometrics. He enjoys fishing with his father, and spends the very long North Dakota winters building model ships.

Originally from western Wisconsin (near the Twin Cities), he is an avid football fan of the Green Bay Packers and his alma matter the University of Southern California Trojans. He is married (Lisa) and has a daughter (Athena) born at the end of July 2017.

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