Cindy Clement, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Economics since 2006, teaches various courses and carries out a variety of tasks to strengthen and improve the undergraduate program, including curriculum design and assessment, hiring and mentoring professional faculty and graduate student instructors, supervising academic advisors and supporting economics faculty with expertise in learning technologies and university policies. She serves on the University Senate's PCC committee and on the GenEd Math and Analytic Reasoning and Scholarship in Practice Faculty Boards.  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 for 9 years. In that capacity, she authored assessments of legal and economic policy institutions in various developing countries, designed workshops for both domestic and foreign policymakers, contributed to development of new methodologies for measuring corruption, and managed a team of lawyers and economists and development projects around the world.


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    Economics, University of Maryland, 1997
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    Economics, University of Maryland, 1987
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    Economics, Smith College, 1984
Cindy Clement
3108B Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
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