Jamie Bologna joins Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Jamie Bologna has been named an assistant professor with Texas Tech University's Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new teaching and research post on Sept. 1.
The Pittsburgh native indicated she is particularly interested in continuing her research efforts on regional economic development and political corruption. One of her primary goals at Tech is to engage in productive scholarly research and positively influence students that enroll in her courses.
Prior to joining the Texas Tech faculty, Bologna served as an instructor and teaching assistant at West Virginia University. Bologna received her bachelor's degree in business economics from Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pennsylvania. Her doctorate in economics is from West Virginia University.
Recent honors for Bologna include Best Doctoral Student Award at West Virginia University (2016); Jon Vilasuso Advanced Doctoral Student Award at West Virginia University (2015); Jon Vilasuso Doctoral Student Publication Award at West Virginia University (2014); Humane Studies Fellowship from the Institute for Humane Studies (2013-2016); and a Tom and Sharon DeWitt Fellowship at West Virginia University (2013-2015).
She is a member of the American Economic Association, Association of Private Enterprise Education, Public Choice Society, Southern Economics Association, and Beta Gamma Sigma-International Business Honors Fraternity.
Written by Norman Martin
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