Associate Dean, Strategy, Innovation, & Technology
Program Director, Master of Science in Applied Economics
Dr. Aleksandar (Sasha) Tomic is Associate Dean for Strategy, Innovation, & Technology, and Program Director of Master of Science in Applied Economics at the Boston College’s Woods College of Advancing Studies. He also holds appointments as Associate Professor of Practice in Economics department of Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences and Operations Management Department of Carroll School of Management. In addition to managing the MS in Applied Economics, Dr. Tomic leads strategic initiatives at the College, especially in areas of 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.
In his career, Dr. Tomic has developed, grown, and turned around academic and research programs. 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 level.
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
2017 - Present, Associate Dean - Strategy, Innovation, & Technology / Program Director - Master of Science in Applied Economics, Boston College
2016 - 2017, Assistant Dean - Strategy, Innovation, & Technology / Program Director - Master of Science in Applied Economics, Boston College
2015 - Present, Associate Professor of the Practice, Boston College
2013 - 2015, Associate Professor of Economics, Mercer University
2011 - 2013, Professor, Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University
2010 - 2012 Principal in Econometrics, Hendyplan, SA, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2008 - 2010, Director of the Graduate Programs in Business, Associate Professor of Economics, Wesleyan University
"The Faculty Flutie Factor: Does Football Performance Affect a University’s US News and World
Report Peer Assessment Score?" (with Sean E. Mulholland, and Samuel N.Sholander). Economics of
Education Review, 43, December 2014. 79-90.
“How Judges Respond To The Racial Composition Of Their Constituencies” (with Rey Hernandez).
Journal of Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues, 17(2), 2014. 115-127.
"Nation, Taxes, and Religion: Did Mohammad Have it Right?" Public Choice, 142(3-4), March 2010.
"Case Dismissed: Police Discretion And Racial Differences In Dismissals Of Felony Charges," (with
Jahn K. Hakes). American Law & Economics Review, 10(1), April 2008. 110-141.
“European Monetary Union (EMU) and the Single Currency: Its Current Status," (with Linda Cooper).
Journal of International Business Research, 6(2), 2007. 59-69.