Joseph Weglarz

Joseph Weglarz

Lecturer in Economics

Joseph Weglarz
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 321
Phone: 313-993-2005
Joseph Weglarz
Areas of Expertise:
Comparative Economic Analysis
Economic Ideas
Equity and Bond Market
Financial Planning
History of Financial Markets
International Economics
Money in Capital Markets
Stock Market
Stock Market Analysis
U. S. Economy


  • M.B.A., Wayne State University
  • B.A., Oakland University


Joseph Weglarz comes to Detroit Mercy from Walsh College, where he was assistant professor of finance and economics, director of the Master of Science in Finance program, center director of the Walsh College Center of the Michigan Council on Economic Education (MCEE) and Director of the Walsh College Certified Financial Planner (CFP) program. Weglarz has extensive experience in the securities industry at three Wall Street brokerage firms as an investment advisor and portfolio analyst. He is editor of the popular A Student's Guide to Economics and is currently working on a history of economic thought. He is also center director of the Detroit Mercy Center of the Michigan Council on Economic Education (MCEE). His research interests are in the areas of economic history, the history of economic thought, monetary theory and the development and importance of financial markets. Weglarz received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oakland University and his Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University. He joined the University faculty in 2007. His most recent presentation, "Rediscovering the Ethical Importance of Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments for a New Generation of Students" was delivered virtually at the Thirty-Second Annual Teaching Economics Conference at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, Feb 26, 2021.