Cindy Clement

Senior Lecturer; Director of Undergraduate Studies

Cindy Clement, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Economics, teaches various courses and carries out a variety of tasks to strengthen and improve the undergraduate program, including advising students who are interested in pursuing graduate studies, curriculum design and assessment, hiring professional faculty, and supporting all economics faculty with expertise in learning technologies and university policies. She serves on the University Senate's committee on programs, curriculum, and courses and on the GenEd Math and Analytic Reasoning Faculty Board. In fall 2015 she was awarded the Kirwan Undergraduate Award for exceptional contributions to the quality of undergraduate education at the university.  Prior to taking on the position of undergraduate studies director, she was a faculty research associate with the IRIS Center. In that capacity, she authored several assessments of legal and economic policy institutions in various developing countries, designed workshops for both domestic and foreign policymakers on a wide variety of economic and legal topics, contributed to development of new methodologies for measuring corruption, and managed a team of lawyers and economists. 

Degrees
  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Maryland, 1997
  • MA Economics, University of Maryland, 1987
  • BA Economics, Smith College, 1984
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON386 Experiential Learning Fall 2017
ECON488K Applied Market Research Practicum; Kaulkin Ginsberg Research Fellow Fall 2017
ECON386 Experiential Learning Summer 2017 II
ECON386 Experiential Learning Spring 2017
ECON155 Economics & the College Affordability Crisis Spring 2017
ECON386 Experiential Learning Fall 2016
ECON461 Economics of Regulation and Anti-trust Fall 2016 Syllabus
ECON488K Applied Market Research Practicum; Kaulkin Ginsberg Research Fellow Fall 2016
ECON386 Experiential Learning Summer 2016 I
ECON386 Experiential Learning Spring 2016
ECON461 Economics of Regulation and Anti-trust Spring 2016
ECON488K Applied Market Research Practicum; Kaulkin Ginsberg Research Fellow Spring 2016
ECON200 Principles of Micro-Economics Fall 2015 Syllabus
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3108B Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
Phone: (301) 405-3257
Email: clement@econ.umd.edu
Office Hours:
email clement@econ.umd.edu for appointment