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photo Jean Shackelford
  • Educational Background: Ph.D. University of Kentucky.

  • Fields of Research and Teaching Interest: History of economic thought, pedagogy, technology and the digital economy, economic policy.

  • Recent activities: Having recently finished revising the 6th edition of Economics: A Tool For Understanding Society, a principles text which she co-authors with Tom Riddell (Smith College) and Steve Stamos (Bucknell, International Relations, and Geoff Schneider, Bucknell University, Economics.). Jean is currently working on a text on the Digital Economy. Recently she has presented conference papers on technology and pedagogy and various topics in the history of economic thought, and has edited The History of Economic Thought: A Reader. In addition, her research on the contributions of women economists is included in the Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists (edited by Mary Ann Dimand, Robert Dimand, and Evelyn Forget) for publication by Edward Elgar. She also contributed to the Encyclopedia of Political Economy (edited by Phillip O'Hara). Over the years Jean has been an active participant in university governance, serving on a number of committeees, and has served twice as director of the Writing Center and co-director of the Race/Gender Center. Jean was the founding president of Sunflower Day Care Center and a founder the International Association for Feminist Economics, served as its first president, as its executive secretary for the past 15 years. IAFFE hosts an annual international conference and Routledge publishes its official journal, Feminist Economics-for which Jean serves on the Editorial Board. She also runs an electronic list devoted to the discussion of feminist issues in Economics (Femecon-L).

  • Email: jshackel@bucknell.edu

  • Home Page: Jean Shakelford's Personal Page

  • Classes: ECON 103, FOUN 096, ECON 221, ECON 407

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