Bruce Wydick is professor of economics and international studies at the University of San Francisco. Professor Wydick received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1996, studying under 2001 Economics Nobel laureate George Akerlof. Professor Wydick teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in development economics, international economics, microeconomics, and game theory. He currently serves as the co-director of the master's program in International and Development Economics and is active in both research and development practitioner work in western Guatemala.
He has served as a consultant and a collaborator with the World Bank as well as faith-based development organizations including Compassion International, World Relief, and Opportunity International.