The student-faculty ratio is 11:1.
Jennifer Dirmeyer, Executive Director, recieved her Ph.D. from George Mason University in 2009. She has been an assistant professor of economics at Hampden-Sydney College since 2008 where she teaches Introduction to Economics, Economics of the Law and Public Finance. Her research interests include local governance, political economy, and law and economics, and she has published and presented research on the urban transportation policy, bureaucratic failures in the USACE performance prior to Hurricane Katrina, the causes and effects of New Orleans' decline before Hurricane Katrina and the role that expectations play in urban recovery.
Justin Isaacs, Director of the BB&T Entrepreneurship Program, is an associate professor of economis and chair of the Economics and Business Department at Hampden-Sydney College. He received his Ph.D from Auburn University in 1999 and returned to Hampden-Sydney that same year. He teaches Introduction to Economics, Industrial Economics, and the second part of the Economics Major's Senior Capstone Course, Seminar in Public Policy. Dr. Isaacs received the Fuqua teaching award in 2004. His research interests include multiple publications on entrepreneurship in sports, and the credbile commitment of warring parties in peace agreements. He also works in the private sector in the energy and beer industries.
Anthony M. Carilli, Director of Student Outreach, is a professor of economics at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Hartwick College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Northeastern University. He is a past president of the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics, serves on the editorial board of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics and is on the Board of Scholars for the Virginia Institute of Public Policy. Dr. Carilli teaches Introductory Economics, Austrian Economics, Austrian Macroeconomics, Econometrics, and Managerial Economics and Decision Analysis. He is a three-time winner of the John Bates Fuqua Teaching Award for outstanding teaching at Hampden-Sydney College. Dr. Carilli's research is on rural firefighting, NASCAR, social capital, Austrian business cycle theory, and monetary regimes.