About

I am an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, teaching courses in political economy, principles of economics, and economics and gender. I earned my PhD in Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, studying political economy, economic history, and heterodox economics. I am also involved with the Center for Popular Economics

Research Interests:  Political Economy, Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Economics of Race, Gender, & Inequality, Political Economy of the Carceral State

Contact: anastasw@econs.umass.edu or anastasw@umass.edu or anastasw@gmail.com

Dissertation Research

“Three Essays on the Political Economy and Economics of the ‘School-to-Prison Pipeline'”

Course Syllabi

Econ 197S Fall 2020: Student Debt, Other Loans, and the U.S. Economy (UMass Amherst)

Econ 191 Fall 2019, Fall 2018, 2017, & 2016 First Year Seminar: The Economics Behind Our Lives (UMass Amherst)

EC012C Spring 2016 Principles of Microeconomics (University of Vermont)

EC195 Spring 2016 Political Economy of Education (University of Vermont)