Below is a list of faculty that are active in the department, and available to students with course specific questions. If you need administrative support, we encourage you to refer your questions to one of the following;

  • The Chair of the department (see below) can address detailed program questions, including program requirements, planning and selection, research opportunities, graduate studies, and more.
  • The Academic advisor, if available, can offer support including course registration and course load, important dates, academic policies and more.
  • The Academic Deans serve as the academic and administrative anchors to the professors within their Faculties or Schools as well as the students.

Faculty of the Economics Department

Dr. Terry Eyland

Associate Professor

Ph.D. (HEC Montréal)
Fields: Environmental Economics, Game Theory, Decision-Making, Avalanche Education

Professor Eyland has been a member of the Department of Economics since 2010. His main field of research explores different parts of International Environmental Agreements concerning climate change using a game theoretical approach. His recent publications appear in Energy Economics, Energy Policy, and International Game Theory Review. He is also a reviewer for the publication Environmental and Resource Economics. Courses taught by Professor Eyland on a regular basis at Bishop’s University include: Environmental Economics, Game Theory, Principles of Microeconomics, and Principles of Macroeconomics.

Dr. Robert A. Sproule

Full Professor

Ph.D. (University of Manitoba)
Fields: Econometrics, Microeconomics

Professor Sproule holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Alberta, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Manitoba. His research appears in Applied Economics Quarterly, Bulletin of Economic Research, Cahiers du Centre d’Études de Recherche Operationnelle, Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, Economic Studies Quarterly: Journal of the Japan Association of Economics and Econometrics (Kikan Riron-Keizaigaku), Economics Bulletin, Economics Letters, Economics of Education Review, Education Policy Analysis Archives, Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research, European Journal of Operational Research, International Review of Economics and Business (Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Economiche e Commerciali), International Review of Economics Education, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, Journal of Economic Issues, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Economics (Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie), Journal of Happiness Studies, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series D (The Statistician), Metroeconomica, and Public Finance (Finances Publiques).

Dr. Marianne Vigneault

Full Professor – Department Chairperson

Ph.D. (Queen’s University)

Professor Vigneault has been a member of the Department of Economics since 1991. Professor Vigneault earned an M.A. (Economics) and Ph.D. (Economics) from Queen’s University. She has also taught at Queen’s University as a visiting professor. Her research has been in the area of public economics, with particular emphasis on fiscal federalism and tax policies towards entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and multinational corporations. Professor Vigneault has published in the Journal of Public Economics, International Tax and Public Finance, Canadian Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, and Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy. She has also acted as a research consultant for the Department of Finance, the Bank of Canada, the World Bank, the Russian Institute for the Economy in Transition, and the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research.