Shlomo Weber is the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Trustee Professor of Economics at Southern Methodist University. He serves as the Director of the Richard Johnson Center for Economic Studies at SMU. 

               Dr. Weber has obtained MSc. cum laude in mathematics from the Moscow State University , Moscow, and Ph. D. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. He served as a Professor of Economics in Canada, Germany and Israel, and was a visiting Professor in France, Belgium, Germany and Italy.  He also was a visiting Scholar at Yale, Stanford and the International Monetary Fund. Dr. Weber has presented his research at MIT, Harvard, Stanford, Yale, IMF, London School of Economics, Rene Roy Seminar in Paris, Hitotsubashi, Peking, Seoul National and many other universities and institutions in North America, Europe and Asia. Dr. Weber published a large number of articles in leading journals in economics and political science. 

                    He received the Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship in Bonn and Dresden, Germany, E.H.E.S.S. Professorships in Paris and Aix-en-Provence, France, Cassa di Risparmio Professorship in Venice, Italy,  SEW EURODRIVE Foundation, Visiting Professorship in Dresden, Germany, and the Japanese Society for Promotion of  Science Visiting Professorship at  Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan.  In the fall of 2002 he was awarded the Humboldt Research Prize in Germany for outstanding  foreign scholars.

                     Dr. Weber's main area of research is game theory and its applications to public finance, political economy and international trade. Dr. Weber has consulted on numerous projects for private businesses, international organizations and governments in Asia, North America, Western and Eastern Europe.