David Roe (Ph.D., Duke University) joined the Furman economics faculty in 1977. An outstanding teacher, Professor Roe's recent classroom interests have focused on statistics, law and economics, and introductory economics. An avid sports enthusiast, he also developed and taught the popular economics of sports class, and he serves as general manager of the Furman faculty softball team, the Whippets. Professor Roe has received multiple teaching and advising awards, including the Alester G. Furman, Jr. and Janie Earle Furman Award for Meritorious Advising. He is a former department chair and current editor of the Economics Department newsletter, Ceteris Paribus.