Leo Krasnozhon

Associate Professor of Economics and holder of the Dr. John V. Connor Professorship in Economics and Finance

Ph.D., Economics, George Mason University; M.A., Economics, Clark University; B.A., Economics, Kharkiv State University

Leo Krasnozhon is an Associate Professor of Economics and the holder of the Chase Minority Entrepreneurship Distinguished Professorship in the Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans. He earned a PhD in Economics from George Mason University, a MA in Economics from Clark University, and a BA in Economics from Kharkiv State University (Ukraine).  Leo was a visiting fellow at the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University and a research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, the Property and Environment Research Center, and the Institute for Humane Studies.

Leo’s research interest is primarily in the political economy of governance, public choice economics, and economic development of Ukraine and Eastern Europe. He is the author of more than 20 scholarly articles and several book chapters. His work has appeared in the Southern Economic Journal, Economics of Governance, Constitutional Political Economy, and other outlets. Leo’s research has been featured in popular press outlets, including PBS NewsHour, Forbes, the World Politics Review, and the Kyiv Post. Leo has been a recipient of the 2013 Best Educational Paper award by the Association of Private Enterprise Education. 

Leo also serves as a faculty advisor to the Loyola Economics Club. Every academic year the Economics Club hosts about twelve events, including guest speaker series, student honors thesis panels, and student conferences. 

Office Location:
348 Miller Hall
Mailing Address: 

Loyola University New Orleans
College of Business
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Campus Box 015
New Orleans, LA 70118

(504) 864-7935