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Gale Pooley

Associate Professor
Faculty of Business & Government

Heber J Grant Building 226

Gale L. Pooley has taught economics and statistics at Alfaisal University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Boise State University, and the College of Idaho.

Dr. Pooley earned his BBA in Economics at Boise State University. He did graduate work at Montana State University and completed his PhD at the University of Idaho. His dissertation topic was on the Knowledge Acquisition Preferences of the CEOs of the Inc. 500.

Dr. Pooley is a Fellow with the Discovery Institute and serves on the board of He also serves on the Foundation for Economic Education Faculty Network and is a Scholar with Hawaii's Grassroot Institute.

Dr. Pooley is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society

In 1986 he founded Analytix Group, a real estate valuation and consulting firm. Analytix Group has performed over 5,000 appraisals in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. Dr. Pooley has held professional designations from the Appraisal Institute, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, and the CCIM Institute.

Dr. Pooley has developed several commercial and residential properties. He has also been a certified developer for Apple and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was the founder and chairman of the board of North Star Charter School in Eagle, Idaho, USA.

He had his wife, DeAnna are the parents of seven children.