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Lecturer
Department of Economics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL 61801 vazquezj@uiuc.edu

Phone:217-898-0223

Background Information

Jose J. Vazquez-Cognet, Ph.D. teaches economics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) where he has received several teaching awards, including The Outstanding Teacher of Freshmen Award , a campus-wide award given every year by the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. He also has been included in the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent for five consecutive years. Dr. Vazquez-Cognet specializes in developing technologies that can be used in large enrollment courses, particularly classroom simulation games and web-based assessments/activities. He has published this work in several academic journals including the International Journal of Economic Education, and has presented at numerous academic conferences. In addition to his teaching experience at UIUC, he has also taught at The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio and at Hamilton College, in Utica New York.

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