Content Leaders

Mark A. Jamison

PURC Director

Areas of Expertise: Leadership and Strategy, Competition and Pricing, Cost Analysis, Universal Service

Sanford V. Berg

PURC Senior Fellow
Professor Emeritus

Areas of Expertise: Market Organization, Public Utilities Economics, Regulatory Policy, Industrial Organization

Ted Kury

PURC Director of Energy Studies

Areas of Expertise: Regulatory Policy, Energy Risk Management, Energy Policy and Regulation, Energy Pricing

Araceli Castaneda

Director of Leadership Studies, Director of Business Development

Areas of Expertise: Leadership and Strategy

Lynne Holt

Senior Fellow

Areas of Expertise: Public Utility Regulatory Policy

Senior Fellows

This designation is reserved for knowledgeable and experienced professionals who foster strong ties to academia, industry, and government, who embody PURC's values of respect, integrity, effectiveness and expertise, and who support our mission to contribute to the development and availability of efficient utility services through research, education, and service.

PURC Senior Fellows

Research Associates

The title of PURC Research Associate is reserved for knowledgeable and experienced academicians who help strengthen PURC's research core with timely, rigorous, and policy-relevant research and whom we believe embody PURC's values of respect, integrity, effectiveness and expertise.

PURC Senior Research Associates

  • Bronwyn Howell
    School of Management, Victoria University of Wellington
    New Zealand
  • Roxana Barrantes Cáceres
    General Director and Associate Researcher
    Institute of Peruvian Studies
  • Sylvia Chan-Olmsted
    Associate Dean for Research; Professor, Telecommunication
    University of Florida
  • Fernando Damonte
    Córdoba, Argentina
  • Dick Elnicki
    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Information Systems and Operations Management
    University of Florida
  • José Luis Gómez-Barroso
    Associate Professor
    Department of Applied Economics and Economic History
    Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) Spain
  • Luis Gutierrez
    Universidad del Rosario
  • Janice Hauge
    Associate Professor
    University of North Texas
  • Ira Horowitz
    Professor Emeritus
    Department of Information Systems and Operations Management
    University of Florida
  • Rui Cunha Marques
    Center of Urban and Regional Systems
    Instituto Superior Técnico
    Technical University of Lisbon
  • Silver Mugisha
    Chief Manager
    National Water and Sewerage Corporation
  • Richard Pettway
    Visiting Scholar of Finance
    Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
    University of Florida
  • Paul Sotkiewicz
    PJM Interconnection LLC

PURC Research Associates

  • Justin Brown
    Assistant Professor, Telecommunication
    Winthrop University
  • Eric Chiang
    Associate Professor
    Florida Atlantic University
  • Maria Luisa Cortón
    Assistant Professor of Economics
    University of South Florida
  • James W. Dean
    Weldon-Dean Associates
  • Ali Oguz Dirioz
    Bilkent University or Turkey
  • Rich Gentry
    Assistant Professor of Management, School of Business Administration
    University of Mississippi
  • Jacqueline Horrall
    Asst. Professor
    University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
  • Fan Li
    Assistant Professor
    The China Center for Special Economic Zone Research at the Shen University
  • Chen Lin
    Lingnan University
    Hong Kong
  • Mircea Marcu
  • Amanda Phalin
    Post-Doctoral Research, PURC
    University of Florida
  • Michelle Phillips
    University of Florida
  • Guillermo Sabbioni
    Profesor con Dedicación Especial
    Pontificia Universidad Catolica Argentina

Visiting Scholars

PURC actively supports visiting scholars, and they enhance the research and outreach programs of the Warrington College of Business and the University of Florida. Most visiting scholars collaborate on research with regular PURC faculty during their stay, and many have published articles with acknowledgments of the support they received from PURC.

Affiliated Faculty

  • Richard Romano
    Professor of Economics
    Areas of Expertise: Education Policy, Public Economics, Imperfect Competition
  • David Sappington
    Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar
    Areas of Expertise: Regulation, Incentives, Information Economics, Economics of Health Care
  • Dan Sokol
    Assistant Professor
    Areas of Expertise: Antitrust, Commercial, Corporate, International and Comparative Business and Regulation

Emeritus Faculty

Eugene F. Brigham

Director Emeritus

Areas of Expertise: Corporate Finance, Cost of Capital


College Info

Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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