About Me

I am an Associate Professor at the Economics Department of the University of Notre Dame. I have a joint appointment at the Keough School of Global Affairs, where I serve as the Faculty Director of the Sustainable Development Concentration in the Master of Global Affairs program. My primary fields of research are political economy and development economics.

I am a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA). I am also a Faculty Fellow at Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, and an affiliated faculty member of the Gender Studies Program. 

Read about my work as part of Notre Dame’s Women Lead 2018 feature or watch a video about my research!

(Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame)