McPhail receives department award

Lihong and Joseph McPhailJoseph McPhail ('08 M.S. economics) was awarded the 2018 Iowa State University Economics Department Outstanding Young Alumni Award at the LAS Honors and Awards Ceremony at the the Iowa State University Alumni Center Oct. 25.

Currently, McPhail is a senior policy analyst for the Capital Markets Branch at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. He lives in Washington D.C. with his wife (and fellow ISU alum) Lihong McPhail and their two daughters. Also shown: Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, Peter Orazem, professor, and Beate Schmittmann, dean.