Lenore Tingle Howard '42 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Joined Connecticut College: 2011
B.A., Richard Stockton College of New Jersey; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Economics of the family
Terry-Ann Craigie comes to Connecticut College as the Lenore Tingle Howard '42 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, after completing postdoctoral research training at Princeton University.
Her research encompasses economics of the family, labor economics, urban economics and applied microeconomics. Her most recent research projects have evaluated the causes and consequences of family formation on early child outcomes as well as the implications for child support of complex family structures in large urban areas.
She has already published in journals such as The Review of Black Political Economy, The Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice and The Future of Children, as well as books such as Innovations in Child and Family Policy.
Her future research will continue to explore the ramifications of family complexity for children as well as the role of sex-ratio imbalances in determining family formation in the United States.
Professor Craigie has been a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has presented her research at a plethora of national conferences and departmental research seminars. She is a graduate of the American Economic Association Summer Training Program and is a fellow of the Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics (DITE). She is also a member of the American Economic Association (AEA), National Economic Association (NEA), Population Association of America (PAA) and Society of Labor Economists (SOLE).
Professor Craigie previously taught at Michigan State University. At Connecticut College, she currently teaches Introductory Microeconomics, Economics of the Family, Economics of Discrimination and Advanced Econometrics.