Continuing Co-operative Education

Gary Hansen
Gary Hansen

Gary B. Hansen  graduated from high school in 1953, he attended Utah State Agricultural College (now Utah State University), and graduated with a BS in Economics in 1957. 

Hansen receive a masters in Economics in 1963. During that summer he authored an article on "Industry of Destiny: Copper in Utah," based on his Master's thesis at Utah State University, which was published in the Summer 1963 issue of the Utah Historical Quarterly. He also co-authored The Richest Hole on Earth: A History of the Bingham Copper Mine with Prof. Arrington, published as a research monograph by Utah State University.

During his 31 years at USU he served as a Professor of Economics, and from 1993 to 1998 as a Professor of Management and Human Resources. During the 1970s and 1980s, he conducted research and worked extensively to improve labor-management cooperation, the use of innovative approaches to collective bargaining and workplace democracy, and to promote the use of worker-owned cooperatives and other forms of worker ownership (ESOPs). [1]

Gary B. Hansen Papers, 1911-2005 - Finding Aid

Papers on International and Worker's Cooperatives

[1] Dr. Gary B. Hansen Professor, Introduction. Accessed 20 May 2016. http://garybhansen.com/index.php