Ph.D., Public Policy, Duke University, 2013
M.A., Public Policy, Duke University, 2010
M.A., Economics, Harvard University, 2003
B.A., Economics, Smith College, 2001
Labor Economics, Public Finance, Economics of Education, Racial and Ethnic Economic Disparities
Economics & Education
The History of the Education of Blacks in the U.S.
American Economic Association
National Economic Association
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
Association for Education Finance and Policy
Francis, Dania V. "Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice? Teacher Perceptions of Black
Girls in the Classroom." The Review of Black Political Economy, 2012, 39(3), pp. 311-320.
Francis, Dania V. “Economic Growth.” In P. L. Mason (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Race and
Racism (2 ed.), 2013. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, an imprint of Gale / Cengage Learning.
Darity Jr., William A.; Lahiri, Bidisha and Frank, Dania V. "Reparations for African-Americans
as a Transfer Problem: A Cautionary Tale." Review of Development Economics, 2010, 14(2),
Darity Jr., William and Frank, Dania. "The Economics of Reparations." The American Economic
Review, 2003, 93(2), pp. 326-29.