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DELEGATES


To find delegates in a state near you, select from the following list.

Note: Affiliation listed for government workers in no way reflects an endorsement or participation by the government agency. Government employees listed here are participating in their personal capacity and not as a representative of their employing agency.

Alabama


Henry Thompson
Professor
Auburn University
 

Alaska


Sherri Wall
Economics Faculty
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
 

Arizona


Stefan Ruediger
Clinical Associate Professor
Arizona State University
Kelvin Wong
Clinical Assistant Professor
Arizona State University
 

Arkansas


Raja Kali
Professor
University of Arkansas
Rita Littrell
Director, Bessie Moore Center For Economic Education
University of Arkansas
Julie Trivitt
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
 

California


James Ahiakpor
Professor Emeritus
California State University, East Bay
Adina Ardelean
Lecturer
Santa Clara University
Harrison Cheng
Professor
University of Southern California
Jon Haveman
Executive Director
Need
Michael Reich
Professor of Economics
University of California, Berkeley
Raymond Riezman
Professor Emeritus
University of Iowa
Giacomo Rondina
Associate Teaching Professor
University of California, San Diego
Katheryn (kadee) Russ
Associate Professor of Economics
University of California, Davis
Farhad Sabetan
Lecturer
California State University, East Bay
Ann Stevens
Professor of Economics
University of California, Davis
Shirley Svorny
Professor
California State University, Northridge
Oana Tocoian
Assistant Professor of Economics
Claremont Mckenna College
Linus Yamane
Professor of Economics
Pitzer College
 

Colorado


Philip Graves
Professor of Economics
University of Colorado
Dr Kishore G Kulkarni
Distinguished Professor of Economics
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Christina Peters
Dr.
Metropolitan State University of Denver
 

Connecticut


Samuel Andoh
Professor
Southern Connecticut State University
Brendan Cunningham
Assistant Professor
Eastern Connecticut State University
Jose-antonio Espin-sanchez
Assistant Professor of Economics
Yale University
Joyce Jacobsen
Andrews Professor of Economics
Wesleyan University
Daniel Keniston
Assistant Professor
Yale University
 

Delaware


Stacie Beck
Associate Professor of Economics
University of Delaware
Susan Muzorewa
Associate Professor
Delaware State University
 

District of Columbia


Claire Brunel
Assistant Professor
American University School of International Service
Anna Maria Mayda
Associate Professor
Georgetown University
Lindsay Oldenski
Associate Professor
Georgetown University
Jennifer Poole
Assistant Professor
American University
Gisela Rua
Senior Economist
Federal Reserve Board
Mine Senses
Associate Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Olga Timoshenko
Assistant Professor
The Geoge Washington University
Tingting Xiong
Assistant Professor of Economics
Howard University
 

Florida


Richard Coe
Professor of Economics
New College of Florida
Ifeakandu Okoye
Assistant Professor
Florida A&m University
Hakan Yilmazkuday
Associate Professor of Economics
Florida International University
 

Georgia


Tibor Besedes
Associate Professor of Economics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Jay Deville
Adjunct Professor
Georgia Highlands College
W Ken Farr
Professor of Economics/dept. Chair
Georgia College & State University
Kelly Manley
Associate Professor of Economics
University of North Georgia
Juan Moreno-cruz
Associate Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
Usha Nair-reichert
Associate Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
Amanda Wilsker
Assistant Professor of Economics
Georgia Gwinnett College
 

Hawaii


Byron Gangnes
Professor
University of Hawaii, Manoa
 

Illinois


Anthony Andrews
Dr
Developmetrics
Christina Ciecierski
Professor
Northeastern Illinois University
David Cleeton
Professor & Chair
Illinois State University
Stefania Damico
Senior Financial Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Linda Ghent
Professor
Eastern Illinois University
William Polley
Associate Professor of Economics
Western Illinois University
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
Margaret Walker Alexander Professor of Human Development and Social Policy
Northwestern University
 

Indiana


John Conant
Chair and Professor
Indiana State University
Filomena Garcia
Associate Professor of Econmics
Indiana University and Ulisbon
Volodymyr Lugovskyy
Professor
Indiana University
Stephen Martin
Professor of Economics
Purdue University
Kathy Parkison
Professor of Economic
Indiana University Kokomo
Allison Roehling
Assistant Professor of Economics
Depauw University
Jiatong Zhong
Ph.d. Student In Economics
Purdue University
 

Iowa


John Solow
Professor of Economics
University of Iowa
 

Kansas


Donna Ginther
Professor
University of Kansas
 

Kentucky


Jose Fernandez
Associate Professor of Economics
University of Louisville
James Mccoy
Distinguished Professor
Murray State Univeristy
Jenny Minier
Professor of Economics
University of Kentucky
 

Maine


A. Rick Freeman Iii
Emeritus Professor of Economics
Bowdoin College
Jonathan Rubin
Professor of Economics
University of Maine
Andreas Waldkirch
Associate Professor of Economics
Colby College
 

Maryland


Mina Kim
Adjunct Professor
Johns Hopkins University
Vichet Sum
Chair and Associate Professor of Finance
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
 

Massachusetts


Raphael J Constantino
Adjunct Professor of Economics and Finance
Boston University
John Harris
Professor of Economics
Boston University
Sarah Jacobson
Associate Professor
Williams College
Michael Klein
William L. Clayton Professor of International Economic Affairs
Tufts University
Barton Lipman
Professor
Boston University
William Masters
Professor
Tufts University
Claudia Steinwender
Assistant Professor of Applied Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Robert Triest
Vp & Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Madhavi Venkatesan
Assistant Teaching Professor
Northeastern University
 

Michigan


Paul Courant
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Economics and Harold T. Shapiro Professor of Public Policy
University of Michigan
Alan Deardorff
John W. Sweetland Professor of International Economics
University of Michigan
Kyle Handley
Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
University of Michigan
Paula Nas
Director, Center For Economic Education
University of Michigan-flint
Michael Olabisi
Assistant Professor
Michigan State University
Robert Schoeni
Professor
University of Michigan
Robert J. Willis
Professor of Economics
University of Michigan
 

Minnesota


Stephen Davis
Professor
Southwest Minnesota State University
Sarah West
G. Theodore Mitau Professor of Economics
Macalester College
 

Mississippi


Oa Cleveland
Professor Emeritus and Consultant
Miss State Univ
 

Missouri


Robert Parks
Professor
Washington University
 

Montana


Jj Adams
Assistant Professor
Montana Tech University
 

Nebraska


Jennifer Davidson
Professor
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
 

Nevada


Mark Pingle
Professor of Economics
University of Nevada, Reno
 

New Hampshire


Emily Blanchard
Associate Professor of Economics
Dartmouth College
 

New Jersey


Deniz Appelbaum
Assistant Professor, Accounting and Finance
Montclair State University
Sanjib Bhuyan
Assoc. Prof.
Rutgers University
Murad Mithani
Assistant Professor
Stevens Institute of Technology
Christopher Neilson
Assistant Professor
Princeton University
Anne Piehl
Professor of Economics
Rutgers University
 

New Mexico


Robert Berrens
Professor
University of New Mexico
Anthony Popp
Professor Emeritus
New Mexico State University
 

New York


Mark Bloxsom
Assistant Professor of Economics
Alfred State Suny College of Technology
Meta Brown
Associate Professor of Economics
Stony Brook University
Kristy Buzard
Assistant Professor
Syracuse University
Monica Das
Associate Professor
Skidmore College
Laura Ebert
Lecturer
State University of New York, New Paltz
Jerry Evensky
Professor
Syracuse University
Edith Kuiper
Associate Professor
Suny New Paltz
Simin Mozayeni
Assistant Professor of Economics
Suny New Paltz
Piyusha Mutreja
Assistant Professor
Syracuse University
Mihai Paraschiv
Assistant Professor of Economics
State University of New York At Oswego
William Schulze
Professor, Johnson College of Business
Cornell University
Ben Shepherd
Principal
Developing Trade Consultants
Sean Stein Smith
Assistant Professor
Lehman College, City University of New York
David Vitt
Assistant Professor
Farmingdale State College
 

North Carolina


Rita Balaban
Teaching Professor
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Patrick Conway
Professor and Chair of Economics
University of North Carolina
Shyam Gouri Suresh
Associate Professor
Davidson College
Philip Rothman
Professor of Economics
East Carolina University
 

North Dakota


Saleem Shaik
Associate Profoessor
North Dakota State University
 

Ohio


Erwin Erhardt
Associate Professor--educator/ Director of Undergraduate Studies
University of Cincinnati
William Even
Raymond E. Glos Professor of Economics
Miami University
Bijie Jia
Visiting Assistant Professor
College of Wooster
Jooyoun Park
Assistant Professor of Econmics
Kent State University
 

Oklahoma


Qihong Liu
Associate Professor of Economics
University of Oklahoma
Karen Maguire
Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University
Mihai Nica
Professor
University of Central Oklahoma
Larry Sanders
Professor/economist
Oklahoma State University
Ariel Weinberger
Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma
 

Oregon


Donnie Maclurcan
Executive Director
Post Growth Institute
B. Starr Mcmullen
Professor of Economics, Emeritus
Oregon State University
 

Pennsylvania


Austin Boyle
Assistant Teaching Professor
Pennsylvania State University
Patti Brazill
Adjunct Lecturer
Suny College, Brockport
Brendan Cushing-daniels
Associate Professor
Gettysburg College
Jonathan Eaton
Distinguished Professor of Economics
Pennsylvania State University
Stephen Golub
Professor
Swarthmore College
Mark Kuperberg
Professor of Economics
Swarthmore College
Charles Weise
Professor
Gettysburg College
 

Rhode Island


Can Inci
Professor of Finance
Bryant University
 

South Carolina


Stephen Slice
Lecturer
University of South Carolina
 

South Dakota


Evert Van Der Sluis
Professor
South Dakota State University
 

Tennessee


Donald Bruce
Professor
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
 

Texas


Thomas Fomby
Professor of Economics
Southern Methodist University
James Lake
Assistant Professor
Southern Methodist University
Paul Mason
Dean and Professor of Economics
Mcmurry University
Daniel Millimet
Professor of Economics
Southern Methodist University
Gina Pieters
Assistant Professor
Trinity University
Raymond Robertson
Helen and Roy Ryu Professor of Economics and Government
Texas A&m University
Marilyn Spencer
Regents Professor of Economics
Texas A&m University-corpus Christi
 

Utah


Leo Chan
Associate Professor of Finance
Utah Valley University
John Gilbert
Professor
Utah State University
Dwight Israelsen
Professor of Economics
Utah State University
Paul Jakus
Professor
Utah State University
 

Virginia


Timothy Diette
Associate Dean and Redenbaugh Term Associate Professor of Economics
Washington and Lee University
Joanne Doyle
Professor of Economics
James Madison University
James Harrigan
Professor of Economics
University of Virginia
Matthew Kovach
Assistant Professor
Virginia Tech
George Norton
Professor
Virginia Tech
Gbadebo Odularu
Adjunct Professor
Marymount University
Sandip Sukhtankar
Professor
University of Virginia
William Wood
Professor of Economics
James Madison University
 

Washington


Ana Espinola-arredondo
Associate Professor
Washington State University
Fabio Ghironi
Paul F. Glaser Professor of Economics
University of Washington
Sharon Shewmake
Associate Professor
Western Washington University
Pamela Whalley
Director, Center For Economic and Financial Education
Western Washington University
 

West Virginia


Shuichiro Nishioka
Associate Professor
West Virginia University
 

Wisconsin


Kenneth West
John D. Macarthur and Ragnar Frisch Professor of Economics
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Barbara Wolfe
Richard A. Easterlin Professor of Health Economics
University of Wisconsin, Madison
 

Wyoming


Rohini Ghosh
Phd Candidate
University of Wyoming
Jason Shogren
Stroock Professor
University of Wyoming
Alexandre Skiba
Associate Professor of Economics
University of Wyoming
 
 

Global Partners

Samuel Admassu
Teaching Fellow
Deakin University Australia
Matthew Cadbury
Dr
University of Hertfordshire
Julia Cajal Grossi
Assistant Professor of Economics
Graduate Institute, Geneva (IHEID)
Richard Chisik
Associate Professor
Ryerson University
Andrea Ciani
Post-Doctoral Researcher
DICE, Duesseldorf
Nuno Crespo
Assistant Professor
ISCTE-IUL
Kaku Attah Damoah
Research Fellow
University of Florence
Ronald Davies
Professor
University College Dublin
Juan De Lucio
Professor
Univ. Nebrija
Francesco Di Comite
Researcher
European Commission - ECFIN, Athens (EL)
Peter Eppinger
PhD Candidate
University of Tübingen
Mohammad Farhad
Ph.D. Student In Economics
University of Western Australia
Wolf-Fabian Hungerland
Economist
Berenberg
Jae Wook Jung
Research Fellow
Korea Institute For International Economic Policy
Bilal Khan
Assistant Professor
University of International Business and Economics
Tristan Kohl
Assistant Professor
University of Groningen
Martin Luckert
Professor
University of Alberta
Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso
Professor
University of Goettingen
Florian Mayneris
Associate Professor
ESG-UQAM
John Morrow
Lecturer
Birkbeck, University of London
Biswajit Nag
Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi
Marjan Petreski
Professor
University American College, Skopje
Michael Plouffe
Assistant Professor of International Political Economy
University College London
Oleksandr Shepotylo
Lecturer In Economics
University of Bradford
Hale Utar
Professor
Bielefeld University
SWATI VERMA
Associate Professor
Institute For Studies In Industrial Development, New Delhi, India
Tewodros Wassie
Research Associate
University of Sheffield
 

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