Making an Impact: 8 Accomplished African-American Economists

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Dr. Ceclia Conrad

Cecilia A. Conrad is scholar and educator in addition to being a respected economist. She is currently the Vice President and Dean of the College of Pomona College. Before becoming a member of the Pomona faculty, Professor Conrad taught at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and at Barnard Liberal Arts College for Women in New York. As a researcher, she focuses on the effects of race and gender on economic status. The professor’s recent publications include: African Americans and High Tech Jobs: Trends and Disparities in 25 Cities, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 2006; A Mixed Record: How the Public Workforce System Affects Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Labor Market, and Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 2005.

Professor Conrad is editor of The Review of Black Political Economy and an associate editor of Feminist Economics.

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