- Inspiration: W&M ECON Alum: Melanie Rose, Ph.D.
Melanie Rose ’94 is currently assistant vice president in the Research Department of the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank.
- Inspiration: W&M ECON Alum: Seth Carpenter, Ph.D.
Seth Carpenter ’92 is currently the U.S. Chief Economist at UBS.
- Inspiration: Black Economists: Sir W. Arthur Lewis
Lewis’s foundational and pioneering research earned him the ultimate recognition as a Nobel Laureate in Economics in 1979.
- African American Economics Majors
W&M African American economics majors over the past 50 years.