University Profiles

Kurt Rotthoff

Kurt W. Rotthoff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Economics and Legal Studies


My interest is in the application of finance and economics to the sport industry.

I came to Seton Hall after earning my Ph.D. from Clemson University in 2007. My research interests are in Behavioral Economics, Financial Economics, and Industrial Organization; focusing on Economics and Finance in Sports and Economics of Education. I teach sport finance at the undergraduate and MBA level, economics and liberty, principles of microeconomics, and principles of macroeconomics.

Courses at Seton Hall
Economics I (ECON 1402)
Economics II (ECON 1403)
Money and Banking (ECON 2408)
Economics and Liberty (ECON 3437)
Sport Finance (BFIN 4232)
Sport Finance (BFIN 7220)


  • Ph.D., Clemson University
  • M.A., Clemson University
  • B.A., Westminster College

Academic Distinctions

  • Faculty Innovation Grant, 2008
  • Stillman School Research Award, 2008 and 2009
  • Stillman School Teaching Award 2010



Office Phone
(973) 761-9209


Office Location
Room 674
Jubilee Hall


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