Economics Ph.D. Graduates: Job Placements

Ackert, Lucy
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor of Business, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
Current Placement: Professor, Kennesaw State University

Adhar, Anuja
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Consultant, World Bank
Current Placement: Associate Portfolio Manager, Herndon Capital Management LLC

Aslam, Maria Vyshnya
Year Graduated: 2014
Initial Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Oxford College at Emory University
Current Placement: Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atkins, Raymond
Year Graduated: 1998
Initial Placement: Associate, Covington and Burling
Current Placement: Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Bauer, Andy
Year Graduated: 2007
Initial Placement: Regional Economist, Baltimore Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Current Placement: Senior Regional Economist, Baltimore Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Büyükkarabacak, Berrak
Year Graduated: 2008
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Richmond
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Özyeğin University, Istanbul, Turkey

Chen, Haiwei
Year Graduated: 1998
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, South Utah University
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Chen, Yanjing
Year Graduated: 2005
Initial Placement: Research Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Current Placement: Director, AstraZeneca

Chong, Soyong
Year Graduated: 2005
Initial Placement: Operations Research Analyst; U. S. Department of Defense
Current Placement: Operations Research Analyst; U. S. Department of Homeland Security

Conley, AnaMaria
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Associate Professor, Atlanta Metropolitan College
Current Placement: Associate Professor, Regis University

Cooper, James
Year Graduated: 1987
Initial Placement: Crowell and Moring LLP, Washington
Current Placement: Associate Professor of Law, George Mason University

Edwards, Griffin
Year Graduated: 2011
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Southern Utah University
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Felix, Carolina
Year Graduated: 2013
Initial Placement: Senior Analyst, Chilean Department of Labor and Social Protection
Current Placement: Research Associate, Americas Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Foad, Hisham
Year Graduated: 2006
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, and Visiting Scholar, The Bundesbank, Berlin, Germany
Current Placement: Associate Professor and Director for the Center for Islamic and Arabic Studies, San Diego State University

Gao, Xiwang
Year Graduated: 2004
Initial Placement: Econometrician, American Express
Current Placement: Director of Modeling, Financial Services Sector, Atlanta, GA

Ginindza, Mzwandile
Year Graduated: 2013
Initial Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University
Current Placement: Associate, Tax Division, Price Waterhouse Cooper

Giri, Animesh
Year Graduated: 2014
Initial Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Berry College
Current Placement: Associate, Cornerstone Research, Washington D.C.

Griffin, Susan
Year Graduated: 1994
Initial Placement: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Division of Prevention Effectiveness, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Current Placement: Economist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gungor, Sermin
Year Graduated: 2010
Initial Placement: Senior Analyst, Financial Markets Department, Financial Market Policy Analysis Division, Bank of Canada, Ottowa
Current Placement: Principal Researcher, Financial Markets Department, Bank of Canada

Hallerberg, Eric
Year Graduated: 2002
Initial Placement: Consultant, Sabre Holdings
Current Placement: Country Director for the UK and Ireland, Sabre Holdings

Hammock, Michael Ralph
Year Graduated: 2010
Initial Placement: Lecturer, Middle Tennessee State University
Current Placement: Adjunct Professor, Florida State University

Helling, Amy
Year Graduated: 1992
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
Current Placement: Managing Editor, Journal of the American Planning Association

Higgins, Matthew
Year Graduated: 2004
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech, College of Management
Current Placement: Associate Professor, Georgia Tech, Scheller College of Business

Jiang, Bing
Year Graduated: 2013
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Tenure-track, Virginia Military Institute
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Tenure-track, Virginia Military Institute

Jiang, Lei
Year Graduated: 2011
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, Tsinghua University

Jones, Kari
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Current Placement: President, Quantitative Health Research, Inc.

Kiebzak, Stephen
Year Graduated: 2012
Initial Placement: Associate, Analysis Group Inc., Denver, CO
Current Placement: Manager, Analysis Group Inc., Denver, CO

Kim, Jong
Year Graduated: 2005
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah
Current Placement: Lecturer, Emory University

Kostova, Deliana
Year Graduated: 2010
Initial Placement: Steven M. Teutsch Prevention Effectiveness Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Current Placement: Office on Smoking and Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Lahav, Yaron
Year Graduated: 2007
Initial Placement: Manager, Transfer Pricing, Deloitte Tax LLP, Washington, D.C.
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Lanier, Kelli
Year Graduated: 2012
Initial Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University
Current Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University

Lee, Jae Sang
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Fellow, Overseas Steel Team, Steel Economics Research Division, Posco Research Institute
Current Placement: Chief of Management, Supporting Department, and Managing Director, SK Securities Co. LTD

Lenhart, Otto
Year Graduated: 2016
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of West Florida
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of West Florida

Li, Yan
Year Graduated: 2009
Initial Placement: Research Analyst/Economist, Independent Project Analysis Inc., Asburn, VA

Li, Zhao
Year Graduated: 2016
Initial Placement: Associate Macro Strategist, UBS Investment Bank
Current Placement: Associate Macro Strategist, UBS Investment Bank

Liu, Xiaochun
Year Graduated: 2014
Initial Placement:
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Liu, Yan
Year Graduated: 2007
Initial Placement: Quantitative Strategist, OTA Asset Management, New York

Mallick, Debdulal
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Lecturer, Tenure-track, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Current Placement: Associate Professor, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Mauldin, Patrick
Year Graduated: 1993
Initial Placement: Director of Research, Medical College of Charleston
Current Placement: Research Health Scientist and Principal Investigator, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina

Meer, Shireen
Year Graduated: 2007
Initial Placement: Associate Consultant, Analysis Inc., Washington, D.C.
Current Placement: Associate Director, Berkeley Research Group LLC

Merolla, A. Todd
Year Graduated: 1995
Initial Placement: Attorney, private practice
Current Placement: Attorney, Merolla and Gold, LLP

Mertens, Jo Beth
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY
Current Placement: Emeritus Associate Professor, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY

Moore, Jeffrey
Year Graduated: 2006
Initial Placement: Director, Department of Credit and Risk Management, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Current Placement: Associate Vice President and Policy Advisor, Markets Group, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Nesson, Erik
Year Graduated: 2012
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Ball State University
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Ball State University

Ninkovic, Jasminka
Year Graduated: 2008
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Oxford College at Emory University
Current Placement: Associate Professor, Oxford College at Emory University

Pak, Yongduk
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Research Fellow, Korea Energy Economics Institute
Current Placement: Managing Director, Korea Energy Economics Institute

Pan, Jiening
Year Graduated: 2015
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, School of Finance, Nankai University, Tainjin, China
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, School of Finance, Nankai University, Tainjin, China

Parodi, Francisco
Year Graduated: 2002
Initial Placement: Economist, International Affairs Division, U.S. Treasury
Current Placement: Resident Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, International Monetary Fund

Peng, Handie
Year Graduated: 2013
Initial Placement: Senior Associate, Transfer Pricing, KPMG LLP
Current Placement: Manager, Transfer Pricing, KPMG LLP

Prince, David Wallace
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Associate, Latham and Watkins LLP
Current Placement: Managing Director, Macquarie Bank LTD

Principe, Kristine
Year Graduated: 1996
Initial Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Niagara University

Radich, Anthony
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Economist, U.S. Department of Energy
Current Placement:

Rajbhandary, Anuja
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: INVESCO, Atlanta
Current Placement: Associate Profile Manager, Herndon Capital Management LLC

Robinson, Josh
Year Graduated: 2012
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Alabama, Birmingham

Roseman, Gary
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Maryland's University College Program at Far Eastern State University, Vladivostok, Russia
Current Placement: Senior Economist, USDA

Sampat, Jigna
Year Graduated: 2007
Initial Placement: Senior Associate, Transfer Pricing, Ernst and Young, New York
Current Placement: Senior Manager, Financial Services, Transfer Pricing, New York

Schroeder, Mary Chen
Year Graduated: 2011
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Iowa

Shepherd, Joanna Mehlhop
Year Graduated: 2002
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Clemson University
Current Placement: Professor of Law, Emory University

Shcherbakova, Alysa
Year Graduated: 2009
Initial Placement: Financial Economist, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Credit Risk Analysis Division, Washington, D.C.
Current Placement: Senior Economist, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Shrestha, Vinish
Year Graduated: 2015
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Towson University
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Towson University

Terrebonne, Peter
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
Current Placement:

Tohamy, Sahar
Year Graduated: 1997
Initial Placement: Senior Economist, Egyptian Center for Economic Studies
Current Placement: Visiting Professor, Emory University

Tohamy, Soumaya
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Berry College
Current Placement: Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Data Integration and Food Protection, USDA

Utz, Robert
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Consultant, World Bank
Current Placement: Lead Economist and Program Leader Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions, East Asia and Pacific, World Bank

Wang, Jin
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Chinese Department of Commerce, People's Republic of China
Current Placement: Director, Institute of International Energy, International Cooperation Center, NDRC

Wemy, Edouard
Year Graduated: 2015
Initial Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Clark University

Wu, Ke
Year Graduated: 2016
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance, Renmin University
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance, Renmin University

Xu, Jing
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Prevention Effectiveness Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Current Placement: Prevention Effectiveness Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young, Andrew
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi
Current Placement:

Yun, John
Year Graduated: 1999
Initial Placement: Economist, Federal Trade Commission
Current Placement: Economist Advisor, Federal Trade Commission

Zabelina, Margarita
Year Graduated: 2016
Initial Placement: Visiting Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh
Current Placement: Visiting Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh

Zhou, Li
Year Graduated:
Initial Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University
Current Placement:

Zhu, Qi
Year Graduated: 2007
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University Dept of Finance, Shanghai, China
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, Finance Department, Fudan University

Zhu, Yifeng
Year Graduated: 2016
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, School of Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics, China
Current Placement: Assistant Professor, School of Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics, China