During 2017-20, I had the opportunity to teach economics to more than 1,300 undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee, either as a Graduate Teaching Assistant or Primary Instructor.

Primary Instructor

ECON 313: Intermediate Macroeconomics, Fall 2021 [syllabus]

ECON 213: Principles of Macroeconomics, Summer 2020 [syllabus]

  • Overall instructor rating = 4.8 / 5.0 (Department of Economics = 4.6, Haslam College of Business = 4.4, University of Tennessee = 4.5)

  • "Mr. Beem did an incredible job making sure that I had all of the resources and time needed to get my work done."

  • "His teaching style was very energetic and he used lots of outside resources to help the overall understanding of the material."

  • "Very effective teaching style. He always asked for feedback from students and adjusted his teaching according to our thoughts."

  • "Great teacher! He really wanted us to do well in the class and was very quick in responding to emails."

  • "Rich Beem was a great professor and truly understood everything he taught us."

  • "Professor Beem was very accessible and made it clear to me that he wanted me to succeed. He would set up times for video calls to make sure I understood course content and made adjustments with my schedule."

Graduate Teaching Assistant

ECON 213: Principles of Macroeconomics, Spring 2019

ECON 211: Principles of Microeconomics, Fall 2018

ECON 201: Principles of Economics, Spring 2018

ECON 305: Markets, Ethics, and Capitalism, Fall 2017