Kristina Terkun Castro

Dr. Kristina Terkun Castro is currently the chair of the Department of Business and an assistant professor of economics at Our Lady of the Lake University. She earned her BA in Economics from James Madison University and her MA (Economics) and Ph.D. (Applied Economics) from Clemson University. Dr. Terkun Castro has since taught in the undergraduate business and MBA programs at James Madison University and DePaul University as well as at Hampden-Sydney College, Gustavus Adolphus College, and at the University of Aalto-Mikkeli, in Finland. She has published articles in the Transnational Journal of Business, Interdisciplinary Journal of Research On Religion, Southern Business and Economic Journal, Review of Political Economy, Review of Radical Political Economics, and Contributions to Economic Analysis and Policy. Her primary research interests include the economics of religion, industrial economics, game theory, and sports economics. As a research fellow with Villanova University’s Center for Church Management her most recent project focuses on improving clergy financial literacy.