Kenneth G. Elzinga is the Robert C. Taylor Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia. He has received numerous teaching awards, and each fall his introductory economics course attracts over one thousand students, making it the largest class offered at the University of Virginia. An expert in antitrust economics, he has testified in several precedent-setting antitrust cases, including four Supreme Court decisions.
The author of more than ninety academic publications, Mr. Elzinga also is known for his mystery novels written under the pen name Marshall Jevons, in which the protagonist employs economic analysis to solve crimes. Mr. Elzinga has served on the boards of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Hope College, and the Center for Christian Study at UVA, and is active in ministry to college students. He has a B.A. and honorary doctorate from Kalamazoo College, an M.A. and Ph.D. from Michigan State University, and an honorary doctorate from Gordon College.