Nick Recker

Degree: Ph.D.

Chair and Professor

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Nick Recker


Economics Sociology and Anthropology


  • Community
  • Social and rural economic development


Nick Recker Ph.D. is the chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He teaches Introduction to Sociology, Research in Social Sciences and Advanced Research in Social Sciences.

He has taught at Metropolitan State University of Denver since 2010.

Recker has co-authored several papers, including “The Impact of Recruiting Employers, Growing Local Businesses, and Developing Amenities on the Social and Economic Welfare of Small Towns” and “The Impact of Economic Shocks on Quality of Life and Social Capital in Small Towns.”

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