Jack Mutti is the Sidney Meyer Professor of International Economics. He joined the faculty in 1987. In previous positions he has served on the Council of Economic Advisers, worked at the Office of International Taxation of the U.S. Treasury Department, taught at the University of Wyoming and chaired its department of economics, and been a Peace Corps volunteer in Colombia. He earned a B.A. degree from Earlham College and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
His main areas of research are international trade, investment, and taxation, and at Grinnell he teaches several courses that deal with international economics and development. He has previously served as Chair of the Faculty, Chair of the Social Studies Division, Chair of the Economics Department, and Chair of the Global Development Studies Concentration. He has been a member of several college committees, including the Executive Council, Personnel, College Budget, Admission and Aid, Curriculum, Academic Standing, and Scholarship.