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Academic History

  • Ph.D.  Department of Economics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, December 1998. 
  • B.A. (Magna Cum Laude), Economics, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, May 1989

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Analytics
  • Economics of Organizations
  • Markets and Social Networks
  • Business and Economic History

Prior Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Cornell College. 2004-2010
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, 2000-2004
  • Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • Fulbright Scholar, Delhi School of Economics, 1998-99


  • “Own, Rent, or Rent-seek: Vertical Integration in Historical Chartered Companies,” in Chartering Capitalism: Organizing Markets, States, and Publics, Political Power and Social Theory, edited by Emily Erikson, volume 29, 177-206. 2015.
  • “The Colonial Transition and the Decline of the East India Company, c1746-1784,” in A New Economic History of Colonial India, edited by Tirthanker Roy, Bishnupriya Gupta, Anand Swamy, and Latika Chaudhury. Routledge Press, 2015.

Service to the Cornell Community

  • Admissions Subcommittee, 2015-2017
  • Administration Committee, 2015-17
  • Chair, Department of Economics and Business, 2011-2014
  • Diversity Committee, 2012-13
  • Advisor to Omicron Delta Epsilon (International Economics Honors Society), 2007-present