Peter Kower

Oglethorpe Faculty

Peter J. Kower

Professor of Economics Office: Lupton 303
[email protected]

B.A., Arizona State University
M.I.M., American Graduate School of International Management
M.A., University of Colorado
Ph.D., Ohio State University


  • Received the 2017 Lu Thomasson Garrett ’52 Award for Meritorious Teaching. He was recognized at Oglethorpe University’s commencement ceremony on May 13 by the previous recipient, Dr. Robert Hornback. This award was established in 1994 through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. David (Lu Thomasson) Garrett. The late Mrs. Garrett was a 1952 Oglethorpe graduate, an honorary degree recipient, and member emerita of the Board of Trustees. The prize is awarded annually to an outstanding faculty member selected by a committee of his or her peers.
  • 2024 ODK Outstanding Faculty Award.