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Lisa Saunders


Lisa Saunders
Associate Professor
914 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-0546 
saunders@econs.umass.edu



education:

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1987
B.S. Old Dominion University, 1979

professional experience

Associate Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1997-present.
Associate Faculty, Women's Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1987-present.
Adjunct Faculty, Labor Relations and Research Center, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1987-present
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1987-1997

teaching

Political Economy of Women
Political Economy of Racism
Introductory and Intermediate Microeconomics
Labor Economics
Research Methods in Economics

affiliations

American Economic Association
     Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession
     Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
     Summer Training Program, Mentor
International Association for Feminist Economics
National Economic Association
National Academy of Sciences, Ford Foundation Fellow 1991-92

presentations

"Employment and Earnings: A Case Study of Urban Detroit," Howard University, October 1, 2010.
"Double Disadvantage" African American Same-Sex Couples: Evidence from the U.S. Census," with Lee Badgett and Gary Gates. International Association for Feminist Economics Conference June 2005 and Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Annual Meetings, Boston MA. January 2006.
"Trends in Travel Time to Work Among Women of Color." ASSA Annual Meetings, Washington DC. January 2003.
"Toward a Feminist Theory of Economic Inequality by Race," International Association for Feminist Economics Annual Conference, Oslo Norway, 2001.

Selected publications

"Employment and Earnings: A Case Study of Urban Detroit," Review of Black Political Economy, 2012.

"Racial Inequality and Feminist Economics," (with William Darity, Jr.) in Ferber and Nelson, eds. Feminist Economics Today: Ten Years Beyond Economic Man, University of Chicago Press, 2003.

"Racial Differences in Transportation Access to Employment in Chicago and Los Angeles," (with Chanjin Chung and Samuel Myers) American Economic Review, Vol. 91, No. 2, May 2001.



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