Department of Economics
Professor Therese A. McCarty

Therese A. McCarty

Job Title
John Prior Lewis ’41 Professor of Economics
Lippman Hall 114

Research interests

Public Finance, Economics of Education

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College service and administration

Interim Dean of Studies, Fall 2018

Stephen J. and Diane K. Ciesinski Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2007-2016

Acting President July-December 2013

Interim Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2005-2007

Member, Minerva Council, 2004-2005

Chair, Department of Economics, 2001-2004

Chair, Faculty Executive Committee, 1998-2000

Chair, Social Sciences Division, 1996-98

Chair, Benefits Committee, 1997-98

Member, Faculty Appeals Committee, 1995-98

Other professional activities

Visiting Scholar, Center for State and Local Taxation, University of California At Davis, 2000-2001.

Visiting Research Fellow, Center for the Study of the States, Rockefeller Institute, Albany, NY 1994.

Visiting Faculty, Center for International Education, Kansai Gaidai University, Japan (Union College Term Abroad), Fall 1993.

Academic credentials

A.B., Bryn Mawr College; A.M., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Michigan