Dr. Anguelov is Associate Professor in the department of Public Policy. He has a Ph.D. in Policy Studies, concentration Regional Economic Development and an MPA as well as a MS in Applied Economics and Statistics from Clemson University. Dr. Anguelov completed his undergraduate studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology where he earned a double B.S. in International Trade and Advertising Communications and Marketing.
As a political economist, he focuses on the intersection of economics and politics, both in the US and internationally. His research links economic development, globalization, sustainability and public finance. He is the author of 4 academic books: "From Criminalizing to Decriminalizing Marijuana: The Politics of Social Control" (2018, Lexington Books), "The Dirty Side of the Garment Industry: Fast Fashion and Its Negative Impact on Environment and Society" (2015, CRC Press), "Economic Sanctions Vs. Soft Power: Lessons from North Korea, Myanmar and the Middle East" (2015, Palgrave Macmillan) and "Policy and Political Theory in Trade Practice: Multinational Corporations and Global Governments" (2014, Palgrave Macmillan). His peer-reviewed works are published in Review of Policy Research, the Journal of Social Service Research, Economic Affairs, Palgrave Communications and the Global Economy Journal. His trade publications appear in Foreign Affairs, Nature Energy, Juriste International and Naked Capitalism.