John E. Altazan

Altazan John Altazan, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Economics

Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1954 At UNO since 1958 Dr. Altazan served as Dean of the College of Business Administration for 30 years. He was selected to be the first recipient of the Seraphia D. Leyda Teaching Award in 1995. Office: BA 300
Phone: (504) 280-6434
jaltazan@uno.edu Specialties:
Economic History

EDUCATION University of Illinois, Ph.D. in Economics, 1954. Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, M.B.A., 1951. Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, B.S. in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude), 1950.

EXPERIENCE Professor of Economics, University of New Orleans, 1989-present. Dean, College of Business Administration and Professor of Economics, University of New Orleans, 1963-1989. Director, Division of Business Administration and Associate Professor of Economics, University of New Orleans, 1958-1963. Assistant Professor of International Trade, Loyola University, 1954-1958. Research Associate, University of Washington, Summer, 1954.

JOURNAL ARTICLES Review of The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890, in the Southern Economic Journal, April, 1957, (invited). Review of The American Petroleum Industry, 1861-1890, in the Southern Economic Journal, April, 1960, (invited).

AWARDS, LECTURESHIPS, OR PRIZES Seraphia D. Leyda Fellowship, 1996-1998. College of Commerce Honor Award, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge (3 years) Phi Kappa Phi Freshman Award, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Award Graduate Assistantship, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge University of Illinois Fellowship (3 years) Ford Foundation Faculty Research Seminar, Summer, 1956 Economics in Action Program, Case Institute of Technology, Summer, 1957