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Rich Adelstein
Rich Adelstein
Title: Faculty Mentor

Rich Adelstein will serve his 19th season as a co-Faculty Advisor to the Wesleyan baseball team.

He is an invaluable member of the staff, serving as a liaison in the quest to align athletic programs with academic and student life. Prof. Adelstein has been a Professor of Economics at Wesleyan since 1975 and was the winner of the first Wesleyan University Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1993. He also has spent time at Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Oxford.

In addition to his focus on economics, Prof. Adelstein was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1978. He received his Ph.D. and J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A.A. from Wesleyan, and an M.A.T. from Harvard University. He spent his undergraduate years at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduating in 1968 and catching on the varsity baseball team.