Tommy Eshleman

Associate Professor

Office: WSTC 306   |    Phone: (308) 865-8058   |    Email: eshlemant@unk.edu

Tommy Eshleman

Education

Education

PhD, Oklahoma State University, 1994.

MA, Washington State University, 1982.

BS, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, 1979.


Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Eshleman, T. (2015).  The Future of Business in the American Midwest: Factors for business Growth in a 4-State Midwest Region.  Regional Business Review - Northwest Missouri State University. 34, p. 27-34. www.nwmissouri.edu/academics/rbr.htm
  • Eshleman, T., Kotcherlakota, V. (2010). EU-India Intra-Industry Trade (2000-2008). Indian Journal Of Economics and Business, 9(2), 423-433.
  • Eshleman, T., Kotcherlakota, V. V. (2009). Growth Rate Analysis of GDP and GNP in Six Industrial Countries (1981-2004). National Social Science Journal, 32(1).
  • Eshleman, T., Kotcherlakota, V. V. (2004). USA-India Intra-Industry Trade, (1996-2001). National Social Science Journal, 23(1).
  • Eshleman, T., Kotcherlakota, V. V. (1998). World Trade Organization: Activities and Impact on U.S. Trade. National Social Science Journal.
  • Eshleman, T., Kotcherlakota, V. V., Sechtem, E. A. (1998). A History of the Nobel Prize in Economics. Regional Business Review.

Presentations

  • Eshleman, T. (Presenter). 2013 Great Plains Economic and Business Conference, "What to Cut: A Historical Analysis of U.S. Federal Government Spending," Nebraska Economics and Business Association, Federal Reserve Bank, Omaha Branch, Omaha, Nebraska. (October 25, 2013).
  • Eshleman, T., "The History of the U.S. Debt: We've Been Here Before," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (October 2010).
  • Kotcherlakota, V., Eshleman, T., "E.U. India Intra-Industry Trade (2003 & 2004)," National Social Science Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. (2007).
  • Kotcherlakota, V., Eshleman, T., "An Analysis of the Sequence of Economics Principles Courses and its Affect on Student Outcomes," Midwest Economics Association Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. (March 2004).
  • Eshleman, T., Kotcherlakota, V., Sechtem, E., "Impact of the World Trade Organization, 1995-1997," National Social Science Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas. (November 1997).

Service

Department Service

  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor for 25 Economics and Agribusiness Majors (January 1, 2014-December 31, 2014).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor for 18 Economics and Agribusiness Majors. (January 2013 - December 2013).
  • Committee Chair, Faculty Search Committee.  (September 2013-May 7, 2014)
  • Committee Member, Economics Dept. Peer Review Committee. (January 2013 - December 2013).
  • Committee Chair, Faculty Search Committee. (September 2013 - 2013).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor for 12 Economics and Agribusiness Majors. (January 2012 - December 2012).
  • Committee Member, Economics Dept. Peer Review Committee. (2012).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor for 14 Economics and Agribusiness Majors. (2011 - 2012).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee. (2011).
  • Faculty Advisor, Faculty Advisor. (2010).
  • Faculty Advisor, Faculty Advisor. (2009).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee. (2009).
  • Committee Member, Economics Department Peer Review Committee. (2008).
  • Faculty Advisor, Faculty Advisor to 16 Economics and Agribusiness Students. (2008).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee. (2008).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor to 25 Economics & Agribusiness students. (2007).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, High School and Transfer Student Individual Campus Visits. (2006 - 2007).
  • Committee Member, Economics Dept. Peer Review Committee. (2001 - 2007).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor to 24 Economics & Agribusiness students. (2006).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee. (2006).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK Senior Day Representative. (2006).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor to 21 Economics & Agribusiness majors. (2005).
  • Committee Member, Economics B.A. and minor Program Review Committee. (2005).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, High School and Transfer Student Individual Campus Visits. (2005).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor to 31 Economics & Agribusiness majors. (2004).
  • Faculty Advisor, Faculty Mentoring Program. (2004).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, High School and Transfer Student Individual Campus Visits. (2004).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor to 28 Economics & Agribusiness majors. (2003).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Curriculum Changes for Agribusiness Program. (2003).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, High School and Transfer Student Individual Campus Visits. (2003).
  • Committee Member, Search Committee. (2002 - 2003).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor to 30 Economics & Agribusiness majors. (2002).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, High School and Transfer Student Individual Campus Visits. (2000 - 2002).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor to 32 Economics & Agribusiness majors. (2001).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Curriculum Changes for Agribusiness Program. (2001).
  • Committee Chair, Economics Department Faculty Search. (2001).
  • Committee Chair, Search Committee. (2001).
  • Faculty Advisor, Advisor to 27 Economics & Agribusiness majors. (2000).
  • Committee Chair, Search Committee. (2000).
  • Committee Chair, Search Committee. (1998).


College Service

  • Committee Member, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2013 - Present).
  • Committee Member, Assurance of Learning Assessment Council. (January 2013 - Present).
  • Committee Member, CBT Faculty Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2011 - August 31, 2013).
  • Committee Member, Assurance of Learning Assessment Council. (2011 - 2012).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Peer Reviewer for Dave Palmer, Dept. of Management. (2011).
  • Committee Member, CBT Graduate Program/MBA Committee. (September 1, 2005 - August 31, 2011).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Peer Reviewer for Dave Palmer, Dept. of Management. (2010).
  • Committee Chair, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2008 - August 31, 2009).
  • Committee Member, CBT Ad-Hoc Committee on General Studies. (2008).
  • Committee Member, CBT Capstone Course Assessment Committee. (2008).
  • Committee Member, MBA BMGT892 Case Study Assessment Committee. (2008).
  • Committee Member, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2005 - August 31, 2008).
  • Committee Member, CBT Capstone Course Assessment Committee. (2007).
  • Committee Member, Ad-Hoc Committee for Faculty Resource Management Planning. (2006).
  • Committee Member, CBT Capstone Course Assessment Committee. (2006).
  • Committee Member, College Capstone Course Assessment Committee. (2005).
  • Committee Member, MBA Graduate Program Committee. (2005).
  • Committee Member, CBT:BD AACSB Sub-committee on Mission & Objectives. (September 1, 2004 - August 31, 2005).
  • Committee Member, CBT Deans Advisory Committee. (September 1, 2002 - August 31, 2005).
  • Committee Member, Dean's Advisory. (2004).
  • Committee Member, AACSB Mission Statement. (2003 - 2004).
  • Committee Member, MBA Graduate Program Committee. (1999 - 2004).
  • Committee Member, CBT:BD AACSB Subcommittee on Mission & Objectives. (September 1, 2003 - August 31, 2004).
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship Program. (2003).
  • Committee Member, Tenure Committee. (2003).
  • Committee Member, Dean's Advisory. (2001 - 2003).
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship Program. (2002).
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship program. (2001).
  • Committee Chair, Promotion Committee. (2001).
  • Committee Member, CBT Faculty Affairs Committee. (September 1, 2000 - August 31, 2001).
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship Program. (2000).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Affairs. (1999 - 2000).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Development. (1999 - 2000).
  • Committee Member, CBT Faculty Development Committee. (September 1, 1999 - August 31, 2000).
  • Faculty Advisor, Internship Program. (1999).


University Service

  • Committee Member, General Studies Council. (2010).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Times Talk - America Democracy Project - The History of the US. Debt-Been There, Seen That. (2010).
  • Committee Member, General Studies Council. (2009).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Guest Lecturer for International Studies. (2009).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate. (2008).
  • Committee Member, General Studies Council. (2008).
  • Faculty Advisor, New Freshman Orientation Program. (2008).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate. (2007).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Community College Student Transfer Day and Orientation. (2003 - 2006).
  • Other Community Service Activities, 10-11 News Interview on Gas Prices. (2011).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Kearney Hub Interview-Article on Gas Prices. (2011).
  • Other Community Service Activities, NTV Interview on Gas Prices. (2011).
  • Other Community Service Activities, NTV Interview on Cap and Trade Issue. (2009).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Television Interview, NTV. (2001).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Television Interview, NTV. (2001).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Television Interview, NTV. (2001).
  • Other Community Service Activities, Television Interview, NTV. (2000).
  • Faculty Advisor, UNK Summer Student Research Program; Independent Research Seminar. (2004).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK majors fair for Undecided Students. (2003).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate. (1999 - 2002).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate Executive Committee. (2001).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate Secretary. (2001).
  • Committee Member, Graduate Program Committee. (2001).
  • Faculty Advisor, OCEAN Advising Night. (2001).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK History Day Competition for Nebraska Middle & High School Students. (2001).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Student Transfer Day and Orientation. (2000).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, World Affairs Conference. (2000).
  • Committee Member, General Studies. (1999).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, Student Transfer Day and Orientation. (1999).
  • Other Institutional Service Activities, World Affairs Conference. (1999).

Professional

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
  • Associate Professor of Economics, University of Nebraska-Kearney. (1998 - Present).
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Nebraska-Kearney. (1992 - 1998).
  • National Needs Fellow, Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University. (1989 - 1992).
  • International Trade Analyst, Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University. (1987 - 1989).
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Agricultural Economics, Washington State University. (1980 - 1982).

Professional/Managerial
  • Economist, American Soybean Association. (1982 - 1987).
  • Other Professional Service Activities, Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference, Kearney, Nebraska. (2006).
  • Other Professional Service Activities. (2003).