Election Bios

ASE Election of 2014

 

FOR PRESIDENT

ELLEN MUTARI

Address & Telephone & Email:
Economics Program
School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Richard Stockton College
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205-9441
Tel: 609 748-6085
Email: Ellen.Mutarie@stockton.edu

Present Position:
Professor of Economics, Richard Stockton College, 2009 - present
Former Positions:
Associate Professor, Richard Stockton College, 2004 - 2009
Assistant Professor, Richard Stockton College, 1999 – 2004
Visiting Assistant Professor, Monmouth College, 1997-99
Visiting Assistant Professor, Rutgers University, 1996-97
Visiting Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty, New School, 1995-96

Education:
Ph.D. in Economics (1995), The American University

Dissertation:  
Gender and Crisis: Women’s Employment Patterns During the Great Depression

Books:
Just One More Hand: Life in the Casino Economy (with Deborah M. Figart) Rowman & Littlefield, 2015Life in the Casino Economy (with Deborah M. Figart) Rowman & Littlefield, 2015
Women and the Economy: A Reader (Edited with Deborah M. Figart) M.E. Sharpe, 2003
Living Wages, Equal Wages: Gender and Labor Market Policies in the United States (with Deborah M. Figart and Marilyn Power) Routledge, 2002
Gender and Political Economy (ed. with Heather Boushey and William Fraher III). M. E. Sharpe, 1997
Encyclopedia of Political Economy (Associate Editor). Routledge, 1998

Articles in:
Review of Social Economy
Journal of Economic Issues
Feminist Economics
Challenge

Social Politics
Review of Radical Political Economics
Dollars and Sense
Real World Micro
Elgar Companion to Social Economics (John B. Davis and Wilfred Dolfsma, editors)

ASE Activities:
President Elect - 2014
Vice President - 2013
Member, Strategic Planning Committee, 2011 – 2012
Eastern Regional Director (elected, 2004 – 2007) 
Helen Potter Award, 2005
Trustee (elected), 2002 – 2004. 
ProgramCommittee, World Congress of Social Economics (Brock University, 2015 and Amsterdam, June 2007).
Member, Editorial Board, Forum for Social Economics, 2006 – 2007
Presenter, ASE sessions at ASSA and at World Congress
Referee for the Review of Social Economy and Forum for Social Economics
Book Reviews for the Review of Social Economy
Recipient of William Waters Grant, 2001

  

FOR PRESIDENT ELECT

GIUSEPPE FONTANA 

Address & Telephone & Email:
Professor of Monetary Economics
University of Leeds, UK
Email:  gf@lubs.leeds.ac.uk

Present Position:
Chair of Monetary Economics, University of Leeds – 2007 to present

Former and Other Positions:
Life Member Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, 2009 
Elected Visiting Fellow, St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge, 2007-2008
Visiting Research Professor, Centre for Full Employment and Price Stability, University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2002 – present

Education: 
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Leeds, 1999
Dottorato di Ricerca (Ph.D.) in Economics, University Federico II of Naples, 1997
M.A. in Economics, University of Leeds, 1994
Laurea in Economics, First Class Honours cum Lauda, University of Naples, 1993

Dissertation:
"Essays on Money, Uncertainty and Time in the Post Keynesian Tradition" - (Supervisor:  Prof. M.C. Sawyer, University of Leeds (UK); External Examiners:  Prof. S.C. Dow, Univ. of Stirling (UK) and Prof. G.C. Harcourt, Jesus College, University of Cambridge (UK))

Books:
The Global Economic Crisis: New Perspectives on the Critique of Economic Theory and Policy, Co-edited with Emiliano Brancaccio,Routledge, 2011(hardback), 2013 (paperback).
Macroeconomic Theory and Macroeconomic Pedagogy, Co-edited with Mark Setterfield, Basingstoke (UK), Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009 (hardback), 2010 (paperback).
Macroeconomics, Finance and Money:  Essays in Honour of Philip Arestis, Co-Edited with John McCombie and Malcolm Sawyer, Basingstoke (UK), Palgrave/Macmillan, 2010.
Money, Uncertainty and Time, Abingdon (UK), Routledge, 2009 (hardback), 2010 (paperback)
Fiscal Policy in the EU, Co-edited with Jesus Ferreiro and Felipe Serrano, Basingstoke (UK), Palgrave/Macmillan, 2008.
The Monetary Theory of Production:  Tradition and PerspectivesEssays in Honour of Augusto Graziani,  Co-edited with Riccardo Realfonzo, Basingstoke (UK), Palgrave/MacMillan, 2005.

Articles in:
History of Economic Ideas
Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society
Review of Political Economy
Intervention European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies
International Journal of Pluralism and Economic Education
Journal of Economic Issues
Ekonomia
Journal of Post Keynesian Economics
Metroeconomica
Atlantic Economic Journal
Journal of Economic Psychology
International Journal of Applied Economics
Cambridge Journal of Economics
Feminist Economics
Scottish Journal of Political Economy
Journal of Computational Methods in Science and Engineering
American Journal of Economics and Sociology
And others

ASE Activities:       
Vice-President - 2014
Presenter at various meetings
Contributor to the Review of Social Economy

FOR VICE PRESIDENT

QUENTIN WODON

Address and Telephone:
World Bank
1818 H St., NW   
Washington, DC  20433
Email:  qwodon@worldbank.org

Present Position:
2011 - present:  Adviser/Lead Economist, Education Global Practice, World Bank

Former and Other Positions:
2008-11: Adviser/Lead Economist, Human Development Network, World Bank
2002-08: Lead Poverty Specialist, sub-Saharan Africa Region, World Bank
1998-02: Economist/Senior Economist, Latin America and the Caribbean Region, World Bank
1997-99: Assistant Professor of Economics (tenured), University of Namur
1995-98: Consultant, Asian Development Bank, EDF, Electrabel, UNDP, Urban Institute, World Bank
1995-96: Researcher, Hoover Chair for Economic and Social Ethics, Catholic University of Louvain
1993-96: Research Assistant and Lecturer, Department of Economics, American University
1989-93: Permanent Volunteer Corps Member and Deputy Director, ATD Quart Monde
1987-88: Brand Assistant/Assistant Brand Manager, Procter & Gamble Benelux
1986-87: Laureate, Prize of the Belgian Secretary of Foreign Trade, Belgian State Department

Education:
Ph.D., Environmental Science, Université Libre de Bruxelles, expected 2015
Ph.D., Theology and Religious Studies, Catholic University of America, 2012
Ph.D., Economics, American University, 1996
M.A., Philosophy, Université Catholique de Louvain, 1989
M.A., Economics, Université Catholique de Louvain, 1986
B.Sc./M.Sc., Business Engineering, Louvain School of Management, 1985

Books:
Faith and Development (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming)
Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans (Routledge-EarthScan, forthcoming, with A O’Donnell)
Benefit Incidence Analysis in Education: Case Studies for Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean (World Bank, forthcoming).
Investing in Early Childhood Development: Review of the World Bank’s Recent Experience (World Bank, forthcoming, with R. Kraft Sayre, A. Epstein Devercelli, and M. J. Neuman).
Child Marriage, Early Pregnancy, and Education in sub-Saharan Africa (World Bank, forthcoming).
School Infrastructure in Paraguay: Needs, Costs, and Investments (World Bank, forthcoming).
Infrastructure and Poverty in sub-Saharan Africa (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, with A. Estache).
Membership in Service Clubs: Rotary’s Experience (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, with D. Wodon and N. Wodon)
Climate Change and Migration: Evidence from the Middle East and North Africa
(World Bank, 2014, with A. Liverani, G. Joseph, and N. Bougnoux)
Faith-Based Schools in Latin America: Case Studies on Fe y Alegría (World Bank, 2014, with J. C. Parra-Osorio)
Education in sub-Saharan Africa: Comparing Faith-inspired, Private Secular, and Public Schools (World Bank, 2014)

Articles in:
African Statistical Journal
American Journal of Economics and Sociology
Applied Economics
Applied Economics Letters
Bangladesh Development Studies
Bulletin of Economic Research
CEPAL Review
Contributions in Economic Analysis and Policy
Cuadernos de Economía
Development in Practice
Development Policy Review
Direction et Gestion
Económica (La Plata)
Economic Journal
Economics Bulletin
Economics Letters
Economics of Transition
El Trimestre Económico
Energy Studies Review
Environmental and Resource Economics
Estadística
Estudios de Economía
Estudios Económicos
Etudes
Feminist Economist
International Economic Review
International Journal of Public Sector Management
Journal of African Economies
Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization
Journal of Development Economics
Journal of Development Studies
Journal of Economic Development
Journal of Environment and Development
Journal of Housing Economics
Journal of International Development
Journal of Public Economic Theory
Journal of Regional Science
Labour
L’Actualité Economique
Migration Policy Practice
Perspective Afrique
Public Finance Review
Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance
Review of Development Economics
Review of Faith & International Affairs
Review of Income and Wealth
Review of International Economics
Revue Française du Marketing
Revue Quart Monde
Sri Lanka Economic Journal
Télescope
World Bank Economic Review
World Bank Research Observer
World Development

ASE Activities:
ASE newsletter editor
ASE interview series editor
Referee for Review of Social Economy
Referee for Forum for Social Economics
Presenter for ASE session at ASSA

FOR TRUSTEES

 

ANDREW MEARMAN

Address & Telephone:
Faculty of Business and Law
University of the West of England
Bristol, UK BS16 1QY
Email: Andrew.Mearman2uwe.ac.uk

Present Position: Associate Professor of Economics, University of West of England

Former Positions:
Assistant Professor in Economics, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY, USA

Education: 
PhD Economics, MA Economics (Dist) University of Leeds
BSocSc Economics, University of Birmingham

Dissertation: "A Contribution to the Methodology of Post Keynesian Economics"

Articles in:
Review of Social Economy
Cambridge Journal of Economics
Oxford Economic Papers
Economic Issues
Journal of Economic Methodology
International Review of Economics Education
Capital and Class
Applied Economics
Journal of Philosophy of Education
Review of Radical Political Economics

ASE Activities: 
Published in RoSE
Attended ASE events at ASSA and ICAPE
Active in heterodox community widely (former Coordinator of Association for Heterodox Economics). 

 

JANICE L. PETERSON

Address & Telephone:
5245 N. Backer Ave M/S PB20
California State University-Fresno
Fresno, CA 93740
Telephone: 1-559-278-2673
Email: japeterson@csufresno.edu

Present Position: 
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, California State University - Fresno

Former Positions:
Senior Economist, U.S. GAO
Study Director, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Associate Professor, State University of New York-Fredonia
Assistant Professor, Wells College

Education: 
PhD (Economics) University of Nebraska-Lincoln
MA (Agricultural Economics/Community Economic Development) University of Wisconsin-Madison
BA (Economics) California State University-Fresno

Dissertation: "The Economic Status of Women in the United States and the American Welfare State"

Books:
The Economic Status of Women Under Capitalism (co-edited with Doug Brown).
The Elgar Companion to Feminist Economics (co-edited with Margaret Lewis)

Articles in:
Review of Social Economy
Forum for Social Economics
The Social Science Journal
Journal of Social Science Education
International Review of Economics Education
Journal of Economic Issues
International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education

ASE Activities:
Editorial Board Member, Forum for Social Economics

 

CHRISTIAN WELLER

Address & Telephone:
Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
Telephone: 1 (617) 287-6947  
Email: Christian.Weller@umb.edu

Present Position: 
Professor and Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC

Former Positions:
Associate Professor (same department as above)
Senior Economist, Center for American Progress
Economist, Economic Policy Institute

Education:
Ph.D., Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dissertation:  “Financial Liberalization, Multinational Banks and Investment: Three Essays on the Cases of Poland and Hungary”, Chair: Gerald Epstein

Books:
Inefficient Incentives, Inadequate Savings: How Ill-Designed Savings Policies Have Left America’s Middle Class Economically Vulnerable. Under contract, New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan (2015). Author.
Financial Market Developments and Labor Relations. Labor and Employment Relations Association Research Volume 2015. (Editor). Under contract. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press (2015). Editor
Retirement Security in the Great Recession, (Editor), book reprint of special issue of Journal of Aging and Social Policy, Abindgon, UK: Taylor and Francis (2010).
Employee Pensions: Policies, Problems and Possibilities, LERA Research Volume 2007, co-editor with T. Ghilarducci, Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, Cornell University Press
Retirement Income: The Crucial Role of Social Security, (with E. Wolff) EPI Report, Washington, D.C.: Economic Policy Institute (2005).
Health Insurance Coverage in Retirement: The Erosion of Retiree Income Security, (with J. Wenger and E. Gould), CAP/EPI Report, Washington, D.C.: Center for American Progress and Economic Policy Institute. (2004)

Articles in:
Review of Social Economy
Cambridge Journal of Economics
Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics
Journal of Economic Issues
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
Eastern Economic Journal
Journal of Development Studies
Contemporary Economic Policy
International Review of Applied Economics
Review of Black Political Economy
Journal of Policy Reform
Journal of Pension Economics and Finance
Comparative Economic Studies
Economics of Transition
Journal of International Business Studies
Journal of Economics and Finance
Comparative Economic Studies
Journal of aging and Social Policy
Research on Aging
Review of Policy Research

 

 

FOR MIDWEST REGIONAL DIRECTOR

 

BRUCE PIETRYKOWSKI

Address & Telephone:
Department of Social Sciences
University of Michigan - Deaborn
Dearborn, MI  48128-1491
Telephone:  1 (313) 593-9970
Fax: 1 (313) 593-5645
Email:  bpie@umd.umich.edu

Present Position: 
Professor of Economics, University of Michigan – Dearborn
Director, Center for Labor and Community Studies
Director, Urban and Regional Studies Program

Former Position:
Associate Dean, College of Arts, Sciences and Letters, University of Michigan - Dearborn

Education:
Ph. D., New School for Social Research, 1990
M. A., New School for Social Research, 1983
B.A., Rutgers University, 1981

Dissertation: “Wage and Productivity Patterns in U.S. Manufacturing Industries:  An Analysis of Employment Relations in Theories of Implicit Contracts, Efficiency Wages, and Labor Market Segmentation” 

Books:
Political Economy of Consumer Behavior:  Contesting Consumption, Routledge (Part of the Advances in Social Economics series)

Articles in:
Review of Social Economy
Review of Radical Political Economics
Economic Geography
Rethinking Marxism
History of Political Economy
Journal of Economic Issues

ASE Activities:
Recipient of the Ludwig Mai Service Award, 2013
Organizer of ASE Panel at Midwest Economics Association Meetings
Presenter, ASE Sessions at ASSA
Editorial Board Member of the Review of Social Economy
Book Review for the Review of Social Economy
Recipient of the Helen Potter Award, 1995

 

FOR SOUTHWEST REGIONAL DIRECTOR

APARNA MITRA 

Address & Telephone:
Department of Economics
308 Cate Center, Room 321 CCD1
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK 73019
Telephone: (405)325-5859
Email: amitra@ou.edu

Present Positions:
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Oklahoma, 2007- present
Director, Advanced Program in Economics, 2009- present

Former Positions:
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Oklahoma, 2000-2007
Visiting Professor, Honors College, University of Oklahoma, fall 2008

Education:
Ph.D., (Political Economy), University of Texas at Dallas, 1995
M.A., (Political Economy), University of Texas at Dallas, 1989
B.A., (Economics), University of Texas at Dallas, 1987

Dissertation:  “The Effects of Firm and Industry Structures on Black/White Wage Inequality in the U.S. Economy.”

Articles in:
Atlantic Economic Journal
Applied Economics Letters
Social Science Quarterly
Journal of Economic Issues
Journal of Socio-Economics
International Journal of Social Economics
Sociological Inquiry

ASE Activities:
Editorial Board, Forum for Social Economics, 2013 – present
Chair, Best Paper Award Committee, Forum for Social Economics, 2013-15
Southwest Regional Director, 2010- present
Organized one ASE session at Southwestern Economics Association conference, spring 2011
Organized ASE sessions at the Southern Economics Association conference, 2011, 2012, and 2013
Presented papers at World Congress and ASE sessions at various meetings