Kristie Briggs, PhD

Kristie Briggs


Economics and Finance

Dr. Kristie Briggs is a professor in economics and Faculty Director of the Doctor of Business Administration Program at Creighton University Heider College of Business.  The DBA classes she teaches include Applied Economics Research and the Applied Dissertation Research Seminar. 

Trained as an international trade and development economist, Dr. Briggs is an active researcher of intellectual property rights and innovation in the global context.  Her role as a teacher-scholar is particularly important to her.  “I am energized by research and feel blessed to be able to share my passion with graduate students that are finding their own research identities.”

Dr. Briggs received her BA in economic theory from American University and her PhD in economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. 

In addition to academia, Dr. Briggs enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach and reading fiction novels. 

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