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Eric SartellEric Sartell

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3883
Fax: 509.777.3723
Office Location: Weyerhaeuser Hall 310H

Prior to joining the Whitworth faculty, Professor Sartell worked for over 15 years as a global market economist for several international corporations. During this time he was based throughout Latin America, Europe, and China. He is the author of numerous articles in leading business journals including the World Review of Business Research Journal and the International Journal of Business & Management.  Professor Sartell is also very active on the Whitworth campus, having led student study abroad experiences in Hong Kong, China, and the British Isles.  He also serves on the coaching staff for the Whitworth University’s Men’s Baseball team.


  • Ph.D. Anderson University
  • M.B.A. Gonzaga University
  • B.A. Whitworth College

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

International economic development, emerging economies

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

  • A Historical Overview of the United States Economy 1950-2011: Four Lessons for Brazil. World Review of Business Research Journal. Spring 2012
  • Contributing Factors to Economic Growth in Developing Countries: An Empirical Examination of Klein’s Shock Doctrine. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. Fall 2011
  • A Return to Objective Ethics in Business Education: A Faith Based Argument for Plato’s Virtue Ethics. One Voice International Collection of Scholarly Works 2011. Fall 2011