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Economics Instructors & Staff at Montgomery College - Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus


Full Time Instructors

BEACAPS_Image_DasSatarupa Das

Office:  NP/228

Extension:  7-1398

Dr. Satarupa (Rupa) Das offers on-campus and online classes for Introductory Macro and Micro courses as well as honors module for those courses.  She is also the Takoma Park Silver Spring chapter advisor of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the advisor of Economics Club of Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus. 

Dr. Das has taught various courses of Economics including courses at graduate and undergraduate level.  Her teaching experience includes teaching at various institutions such as Indiana University Bloomington, Western Carolina University, Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) and Strayer University.   Courses taught include introductory Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, International Trade and Managerial Economics. She has more than twelve years of online teaching experience.

Dr. Das is a dedicated teacher. She won the Faculty Outstanding Service Award at Montgomery College in 2014 and the NISOD Award of Excellence in 2015. She has received the 2011 Smithsonian Faculty Fellowship from Paul Peck Humanities Institute.  She has presented her teaching ideas at several national and regional conferences. Her teaching related writings have been published in the Online Classroom and Teaching Professor newsletters.  Her article "Using Museum Exhibits: An Innovation in Experiential Learning" has been published in the journal College Teaching in April 2015.  Dr. Das also is a Liaison for East Coast Colleges Social Science Association (ECCSSA).

Dr. Das has obtained her Masters in Economics from the prestigious Delhi School of Economics in Delhi, India.  She has a Ph.D. in Economics from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Adjunct Instructors

Luci Arveseth  


Stephanie Hugie Barello

Elkanah E. Faux


Peter A. Feiden

Eugenia Perona

Mahesh Tyagi

Department Aide

Paulette Ellis

Office:  P2/221

Extension:  7-1613

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