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Carey Treado

  • Teaching Associate Professor

Carey Durkin Treado is an Associate Teaching Professor with the Department of Economics whose research has focused on manufacturing global supply chains.  She teaches Introduction to Microeconomic Theory, International Economics, International Trade, and a capstone on the Economics of Human Rights.  Dr. Treado has previously served as an economic advisor for the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the World Bank, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.  In 2019, she was invited to serve as a one-year Franklin Fellow with the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor at the U.S. Department of State.  Her fellowship was focused on the development of an economically meaningful strategy to support the incorporation of human rights into socially responsible investment strategies across the global supply chain.  Through her work as an educator, Dr. Treado has served as an academic advisor to several international partnership projects to bring higher education to refugees and other marginalized populations, including Jesuit Worldwide Learning, the St. Aloysius Gonzaga Institute of Higher Studies in Myanmar, and the University of Utah’s Bridging Borders project in Thailand.  She is a graduate of Georgetown University and holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan and a PhD in economics from the University of Pittsburgh.