Professional Bio

Professional Bio
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Utah, 1985
  • B.S., Economics, Magna cum Laude, University of Utah, 1981
Professional Experience
  • 9/00 - 5/08 Skidmore College Associate Professor of Finance & Department Chair (‘07-‘08) Management and Business Department
  • 10/99 - 9/00 Center for Creative Leadership Part-time Adjunct Researcher
  • 9/94 - 4/99 Litman/Gregory & Co., LLC Senior Research Analyst/Member of the Firm Editor, No-Load Fund Analyst
  • 6/87 - 9/94 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance College of Business and Administration Tenured and promoted spring 1994
  • 1991 - 1992 Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (University of Colorado, Boulder summer program) Lecturer
  • Summer 1993 Helsinki School for Economics Visiting Professor
  • Summer 1991 University of Auckland, New Zealand Visiting Senior Lecturer

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests
  • The politics of monetary policy
  • Investing
  • Mutual funds
  • Pedagogy for business schools in liberal arts environments
  • Creativity
  • Publications in Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Journal of Investing, Business and Society Review and The American Statistician

Awards & Recognition


Named the Regis College Faculty Lecturer of the Year at the 45th Annual presentation 2013. Her lecture "Markets, Morals, Materialism and Wilderness" explored the issues of financial market volatility, the impact of morals on markets, the culture of materialism and the importance of wilderness—a possible antidote to the materialism culture in the U.S.