About Kevin Hallock

Kevin F. Hallock is the 11th president of the University of Richmond.

An award-winning teacher, Hallock is a labor market economist and author or editor of 11 books and over 100 publications. He has taught courses in many areas, including labor economics, microeconomics, applied econometrics, and finance. He has been a mentor to students throughout his career, serving as advisor or dissertation committee chair for 50 Ph.D. students.

Hallock’s research has included areas such as the gender pay gap, executive compensation, and job loss. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has consulted and served as an expert witness on issues of compensation, executive compensation, and antitrust in labor markets.

Prior to coming to Richmond, Hallock spent 26 years on the faculties of Cornell University and the University of Illinois. Most recently he was Dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and served as Joseph R. Rich ’80 Professor and Director of the Institute for Compensation Studies at Cornell.

Hallock graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor of arts degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and earned a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University.

He and his wife, Tina, grew up together in a small town in Massachusetts, have been married for 30 years, and have two grown children. Kevin and Tina live in Richmond with their rescue dogs Mabel and Matilda.