Thomas Hogan is Chief Economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, & Urban Affairs.
Dr. Hogan is currently on leave from Troy University where he is Assistant Professor of Finance in the Johnson Center for Political Economy. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from George
Mason University and holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Hogan wrote his dissertation on money, banking, and finance. He also specializes in international development and
Austrian economics. His research interests include commercial banking,
financial institutions, and monetary theory.
Dr. Hogan was formerly Assistant Professor of Economics at West Texas A&M University. He has worked for
Merrill Lynch's commodity trading group and as a derivatives trader for
hedge funds in the U.S. and Europe. He has been a research fellow at the Cato Institute and the American Institute for Economic Research and is a former consultant to the