Associate Professor of Economics
With Pitzer Since: 2014
Field Group: Economics
Campus Address: Scott 204
Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:30 am – 1:00 pm & by appointment
PhD Economics, Georgia State University
MS Economics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
BS Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
BA Economics, Emory University
International Trade, International Finance, Principles of Macroeconomics
Selected Scholarly Works
“Safety in Numbers: Bailouts and the Decision to Join the EMU” with N. Valev. CSB|SJU, (Comparative Economic Studies, 2014).
“The Devil You Know: Pegs vs. Floats with Uncertain Outcomes” with N. Valev. Georgia State University, (Review of International Economics, 2014).
Recent Conferences and Invited Talks
Eastern Economics Association Conference, February 2014, New York, NY.
12th International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy and the 19th Annual Conference of African Econometrics Society, July 2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Lawrence University Economics Colloquium Seminar Series, November 2013, Appleton, WI.
Midwestern Political Association Conference, March 2013, Chicago, IL.
Selected Grants, Honors and Awards
Consortium for High Achievement and Success Pedagogy Grant for Promoting Excellence, “Demystifying the Economics Major Shortage of Women in Minority Groups,” 2015.
African Development Bank Research Grant, “Public Attitude towards the East African Monetary Union,” 2013.
Theodore C. Boyden Excellence in Teaching Economics Award, Georgia State University, 2011.