Katharine L. Shester Associate Professor of Economics

Katharine L. Shester

Huntley 104
540.458.8607
shesterk@wlu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Katie joined the Economics Department at W&L in 2011 after finishing her PhD at Vanderbilt University. She is also a core member of the Shepherd Program for the Interdisciplinary Study of Poverty and Human Capability and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Her research and teaching interests include US economic history, labor economics, and urban economics.

Education

Ph.D. in Economics, Vanderbilt University (2011)

M.A. in Economics, Vanderbilt University (2008)

B.A. in Economics, Wake Forest University (2005)

Research

US Economic History, Urban Economics, Labor Economics, Demography

Teaching

Principles of Economics, Urban Economics, Women in the Economy, US Economic History