Lee Coppock

Lee Coppock is Professor and Undergraduate Director in the Economics Department at the University of Virginia. He has been teaching principles of economics for over twenty years, specializing in principles of macroeconomics. Before moving to UVA, he spent 9 years at Hillsdale College, where he learned how to reach college students. At UVA, Lee teaches two large sections (500+) of macro principles each spring. He has received teaching awards at both Hillsdale College and UVA. Lee lives in Charlottesville with his wife Krista and their four children: Bethany, Lee III, Kara, and Jackson.

Books by Lee Coppock

  1. Book CoverEssentials of Economics


    Meets students where they are. Makes economics matter.More

  2. Book CoverPrinciples of Economics

    Second Edition

    Mateer and Coppock's approach teaches economic decision-making with applications that students will remember.More

  3. Book CoverPrinciples of Macroeconomics

    Second Edition

    Mateer and Coppock's approach teaches economic decision-making with applications that students will remember.More

  4. Book CoverPrinciples of Microeconomics

    Second Edition

    Mateer and Coppock's approach teaches economic decision-making with applications that students will remember.More

  5. Book CoverThe Ultimate Guide to Teaching Essentials of Economics


    Combining their 50+ years of teaching experience, authors Brian O’Roark, Dirk Mateer and Lee Coppock, along with Wayne Geerling and James Tierney (both of Penn State University) as well as Kim Holder (University of West Georgia), have compiled hundreds of teaching tips into one essential, thoughtfully designed teaching resource. Chapter introductions by one of the textbook authors highlight important concepts and favorite techniques for explaining them, and each chapter ends with solutions to the unsolved end-of-chapter problems. The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Essentials of Economics makes it easy for new instructors to incorporate best teaching practices into their courses and for veteran teachers to find inspiration to enliven their lectures.
    Available in a 3-hole-punch format (with a binder included), The Ultimate Guide is designed for portability, allowing instructors to take just the portions they need to class.More

  6. Book CoverThe Ultimate Guide to Teaching Macroeconomics

    Second Edition

    The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Economics—the most innovate instructor's manual ever created for Principles of Economics—includes more than 1,000 teaching tips from the classrooms of the authors, to help instructors incorporate best teaching practices and find inspiring ideas for enlivening their lectures. In the second edition, new "Writing to Learn" tips give instructors creative ideas for bringing writing into the economics classroom, and a new "Taking It Online" section walks professors through the process of adapting these class-tested teaching ideas into the online course environment.More