Jack Rasmus, PhD

A professor in the Economics and Politics departments at SMC, Rasmus focuses on economic inequities and is the author of Epic Recession and Global Financial Crisis.

Prof. Jack RasmusRasmus can address the news issues revolving around the global recession and U.S. financial crisis, current economic and political policies of corporate America, and the causes and consequences of growing income inequality. He teaches courses on Contemporary Economic Policy Analysis, Economic Thought, U.S. Economic History and Labor Economics

A former journalist, Rasmus has served as an economist and analyst for several global companies and has roots in the labor movement; he was a local union president, business representative, contract negotiator, and organizer for several labor unions.

Rasmus can be reached in his office at 925-631-4608, by email at jjr2@stmarys-ca.edu and after hours at 925-828-0792.

 Rasmus has commented on the nation's economic woes in several media outlets, including the following:

 KGO News Radio Interviews Economics and Politics Professor Jack Rasmus About Public Pensions

If you are a member of the media and need assistance reaching the professor, or with another news topic, please contact the Office of College Communications at 925-631-4222 or by email at bae3@stmarys-ca.edu