Stephen Rubb Stephen Rubb is a passionate teacher. He began his teaching career in 1994 and is currently a Professor of Economics at Sacred Heart University. Prior to Sacred Heart, he taught economics, finance, and statistics at a variety of business schools including Bentley University, Stonehill College and Bryant University. He has graduate degrees in both business management (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, M.S.) and economics (Northeastern University, Ph.D.). Professor Rubb's research interests include migration, Social Security and retirement issues, and labor market - education issues; and has published in a variety of scholarly journals including His research has been published Demography, Applied Economics,the Economics of Education Review, Journal of Family and Economic Issues and Education Economics. Professor Rubb lives in Glastonbury, Connecticut with his wife Susan, two children Jason and Marissa, and their poodle-schnauzer mix Jasmine.