School of BusinessFaculty and Research

John Lightle
Assistant Professor
Area: Economics

Snead Hall
301 W. Main Street
PO Box 844000
Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
Office: B3151
Phone: (804) 828-3184
Fax: (804) 828-9103
Email: jplightle@vcu.edu
Teaching Interests: John teaches master's level Mathematics for Economics, and undergraduate courses in Behavioral Economics and Contemporary Economic Issues.
Research Interests: John's research is in Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, and Applied Microeconomic Theory. This includes studies on economic contests, non-standard markets, strategic communication, and expert advice.

John received his Ph.D. in Economics from The Ohio State University in 2008. Prior to joining the Economics faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2015, he was an Assistant Professor at Florida State University.