About

Hello! I am a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

In Fall 2020, I will join the Economics Department at Hobart and William Smith Colleges as an Assistant Professor, teaching courses in political economy and economics and gender.

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

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)