Ellen Clardy, PhD

Archie W. Dunham College of Business
Accounting, Economics and Finance
  • Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Director, Graduate Programs, DCOB
  • Content Expert, Economics


  • PhD in Economics, Rice University
  • MA in Economics, Rice University
  • BA in Economics, Trinity University

Courses Taught

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Global Economics
  • Survey of Economics (MS-HRM Program)

Additional Information

In addition to teaching, Dr. Clardy is pursuing research projects.  She is studying the pedagogy of economics, which has the benefit of also being an aid to teaching.  She is also researching the application of antitrust laws over the years and its impact on the market system because a functioning free market system is vital to our economy.

After completing graduate school, Dr. Clardy worked for over 7 years as a consultant for different companies, including Econ One in Los Angeles and Skipping Stone in Houston.  Her focus was on the oil and gas industry—in particular the wholesale trading of natural gas and power.

Dr. Clardy’s community activities include various volunteer activities at her church, Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, in particular the youth choir, Agape.  Dr. Clardy is married and has one daughter in high school at Trinity Classical School.  She also tries to fit in time for reading, yoga, and cooking.