Woods College Faculty

Aleksandar (Sasha) Tomic

Associate Dean, Strategy, Innovation, & Technology

Director, M.S in Applied Analytics & M.S. in Applied Economics Programs


Dr. Aleksandar (Sasha) Tomic is Associate Dean for Strategy, Innovation, & Technology, and Director of the Master of Science in Applied Analytics and Master of Science in Applied Economics programs at the Boston College’s Woods College of Advancing Studies. He also holds appointments as Associate Professor of Practice in the Economics department of Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences and Operations Management Department of Carroll School of Management. Dr. Tomic leads strategic initiatives at the College, especially in online education.  

Prior to joining BC, Dr. Tomic was Associate Professor at Mercer University, Professor at the Jack Welch Management Institute in Herndon, Virginia; Principal in Econometrics with HENDYPLAN, S.A. in Luxembourg; Associate Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Programs in Business at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia; and Assistant Professor of Economics and co-founder and Director of the Center for Economic Analysis at Macon State College in Macon, Georgia.

Dr. Tomic has developed, grown, and turned around academic and research programs in his career. He has written scholarly papers published in international journals and refereed books addressing topics such as EMU, behavior of political agents, racial disparities in policing and sentencing, and impact of college athletics on universities reputation.  He is a frequent lecturer and commentator on economic issues at local/regional/national/international levels.

In addition to his academic endeavors, Dr. Tomic has managed and participated in Eurostat-sponsored, complex, multi-year, multinational projects in economic statistics, business cycle forecasting, and macroeconometrics.  He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Clemson University