Frederic Stanley "Rick" Mishkin (born January 11, 1951) is an American economist and Alfred Lerner professor of Banking and Financial Institutions at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 to 2008.
Mishkin was born in New York City to Sidney Mishkin (b. 1913, d. 1991) and Jeanne Silverstein. His late father endowed the Sidney Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College of the City University of New York. He attended Fieldston School and received a B.S. (1973) and Ph.D. (1976), both in economics, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1999, he received an honorary professorship from the People's (Renmin) University of China. He is married to Sally Hammond, a landscape designer. They have a son, Matthew, and a daughter, Laura.