Laura Connolly

Laura Connolly

Professor Emerita & HSS Dean

Economics
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

Phone
(970) 351-2707
Fax
(970) 351-1571
Office
Candelaria 0215
Office Hours
By appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Campus Box 91
Greeley, CO 80639

Education

PhD, Northwestern University, Economics
MA, Northwestern University, Economics
BA, University of Colorado, Economics

Professional/Academic Experience

Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Northern Colorado. (2015 - Present).
Professor Emerita of Economics, University of Northern Colorado. (2011 - Present).
Innovation @ UNC, Project Manager, University of Northern Colorado. (2014 - 2015).
IDEA Director, University of Northern Colorado. (2013 - 2015).
Professor of Economics, University of Northern Colorado. (2009 - 2011).
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Northern Colorado. (2003 - 2009).
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Northern Colorado. (2000 - 2003).
Assistant Professor of Economics, Oregon State University. (1994 - 2000).

Research/Areas of Interest

Economics of Poverty and Public Policy; Economics of Higher Education

Publications/Creative Works

Aske, D., Connolly, L., Corman, R. (2013). Accessibility or accountability? The rhetoric and reality of no child left behind. Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, 14(3), 107.

Thomas, D. F., Gaede, D., Jurin, R., Connolly, L. (2008). Understanding The Link Between Business Organizations And Construction Of Community Sense Of Place: The Place Based Network Model. Community Development:  Journal of Community Development Society, Vol 39., p 32 45..

Connolly, L., Marston, C. (2005). Welfare Reform, Earnings, and Income: New Evidence from the Survey of Program Dynamics. Contemporary Economic Policy, 23(4), 493–512.