Hiram College
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Stephen Zabor, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Economics and Environmental Studies

B.A., Carleton College
Ph.D., Northwestern University

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  • Ph.D. in Economics, Northwestern University, 1977
  • B.A. in Economics, Carleton College, 1967

Courses Taught

  • Organizational Ecology: Managing for Sustainability
  • Economics of Environmental Policy
  • Sustainable Development
  • Bhutan – Sustainable Economic Development
  • Special Topics in Environmental Studies: Cap-and-Trade
  • The Liberal Arts and the Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • ID-Building a Sustainable Tanzania
  • ID-Pilgrimage to Bhutan
  • ID-Environmental Citizenship
  • Areas of Interest

My primary interest is with sustainable community development and an examination of the policies and behavioral changes that are necessary, and I include in the concept of ‘community’ organizations like Hiram College, villages both here and abroad, nations and the world.


  • Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies, Hiram College, 2004-present
  • Professor of Economics and Management, Hiram College, 1993-2004
  • Associate Professor of Economics and Management, Hiram College, 1986-93
  • Assistant Professor of Economics and Management, Hiram College, 1980-86
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Western Michigan University, 1978-80
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Carleton College, 1977-78


  • “Tying the Past and Present Together,” SEM Anthology, edited by Michelle Rogers and Heather Zimar, AACRAO, 2004
  • “Tying the Past and Present Together,” SEM Monthly, February 2003
  • Co-presented with Dr. Edith Waldstein at the SEM XII International Conference in San Diego, October, 2002, “Lessons Learned by Two First-Year Enrollment Management Officers”

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