Saint Louis University
Scott Wolla, Ph.D.

Affiliate Faculty

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email: swolla@slu.edu
phone: 314-977-2330
address: Brouster Hall
3840 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis , MO   63108
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Degree: Ph.D. Education, Curriculum and Instruction
Saint Louis University

Degree: M.A. Economics for Educators
University of Delaware

Degree: M.S. Teacher Education
Bemidji University

Professional 
experience:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Senior Economic Education Specialist, 2010 – present; Adjunct Economics Instructor, Jefferson College, 2011; Social Studies Teacher, Hibbing High School, Hibbing, Minnesota, 1996 – 2010
Publications:

Suiter, M. C., & Wolla, S. A. (2015). Resources for Teaching Economic and Financial Literacy in Light of the Great Recession. Social Education, 79(2), 74-77.

Wolla, S. (2015). College: Learning the Skills to Pay the Bills? Page One Economics: The Back Story on Front Page Economics, 1-4.

Flowers, B., Suiter, M., & Wolla S. (2014). Why Do We Call it The ‘Great' Depression? Teaching the C3 Framework: A Guide to Inquiry-Based Instruction in the Social Studies, 99-110.

Wolla, S. A. (2014). The Economics of Immigration: A Story of Substitutes and Complements. Page One Economics: The Back Story on Front Page Economics, 1-5.

Wolla, S. (2014). Job Market Signaling: An Active Learning Approach for Teaching Education and Employment. Social Studies Research & Practice, 9(2).

Wolla, S. A. (2013). Money and inflation: a functional relationship. Page One Economics: The Back Story on Front Page Economics, 1-4.

Wolla, S. (2013). Why Didn't China Discover the New World?, Social Education, Vol. 77, No. 2, pp. 68 - 73.

Cosgrove, K., Suiter, M., and Wolla, S. (2012). Data Literacy Contributes to Critical Thinking: FRED for the Classroom, Social Studies Research and Practice, Vol. 7, No. 4.

Bosshardt, W., Ferrarini, T., Haskell, D., Hill, A., Lopus, J., Meszaros, B., Scahill, E., VanFossen, P., and Wolla, S. (2011). Focus: Middle School World History. New York: Council for Economic Education.

Honors and 
Awards:
3M Economic Educator Excellence Award, Minnesota Council on Economic Education, High School Social Studies Teacher of the Year, Minnesota Council for the Social Studies, Innovative Economic Educator Award, Minnesota Council on Economic Education,
Research 
Interests:
Economics, economic education, social studies education, online learning
Service:
Other Activities: Global Association of Teachers of Economics (GATE), National Association of Economic Educators (NAEE), National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), American Economic Association (AEA)
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