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Rick Tobin

Rick Tobin

Rick Tobin

Graduate Program Coordinator



410D Arps Hall
1945 N. High St.
Columbus, OH

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Rick Tobin joined the Economics Dept. in October 2012. Prior to his current role as Graduate Program Coordinator, Rick was the assistant to Department Chaired Professors John Kagel and Lung-fei Lee (2012-2014).

Rick’s duties include:

  • Managing the graduate student admission process
  • Maintaining graduate student records
  • Assisting with graduate students' travel 
  • Assisting with the assignment of graduate students to teaching duties
  • Completing semi-annual and annual program reports as requested
  • Coordinating graduate student programs and events
  • Assisting in the job market placement of current graduate students
  • Updating webpages related to the graduate program
  • Fostering collaborative partnerships with Ohio State offices and departments, external institutions and community partners to create recruitment opportunities