Dr. Rita W. Green to Present at St. Louis Fed Professors Conference

For release:  October 29, 2018

Dr. Rita W. Green, Instructor of Accountancy, has been invited to present at the upcoming 16th Annual St. Louis Fed Professors Conference in November. The conference theme is Diversity in the Economic Classroom and in the Discipline. Dr. Green is a former assistant professor of consumer economics and her presentation, A profile of economics faculty in the Eighth Federal Reserve District, is part of the Teaching Diverse Audiences session track. The goal of her presentation is to present the results of a study examining the composition of economics faculty at a sample of universities located in the 8th district of the Federal Reserve Bank, which encompasses portions of seven states including Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. This data will be used to establish a snapshot or picture of economics faculty and address the issue of diversity in academia.