Biographical Sketch

Education: B.S., Economics; M.A., Economics; Ph.D., Applied Economics, Clemson University.

Mulholland is Professor of Economics at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He has held faculty positions at a number of institutions, including Boston College, Stonehill College, and Mercer University. From 2012 through 2016, he served as an Affiliated Senior Scholar with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He has served as a faculty mentor at seminars sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) and the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), filmed short clips for IHS’s LearnLiberty project, and led discussions at the Center for Excellence in Education’s Research Science Institute at MIT.  Mulholland teaches economic growth, environmental economics, law and economics, and labor economics. His research has appeared in the Journal of Economic Growth, Public Choice, Economics Letters, Economics of Education Review, Education Economics, and the Villanova Law Review. Born and raised in Anderson, South Carolina, Mulholland lives in Sylva, North Carolina with his wife, Western Carolina University economist, Angela K. Dills and their three children. In his free time he likes to hike with his family, play with his kids, and watch Clemson University sports.