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Katherine Wolfe

  • Teaching Professor, Undergraduate Advisor, Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies

Katherine Wolfe is a Teaching Professor with over 20 years of experience teaching economics from the introductory level of microeconomics and game theory to senior capstone seminars and research methods for undergraduates.  She also teaches the course Teaching Economics in the PhD program and mentors graduate students in teaching. Her research in economic pedagogy focuses on improving outcomes for students in the core theory courses and improving the retention of underrepresented students in the field of economics.

A sixth generation Pittsburgher, she has also worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Samoa, a sailing instructor, and as an accountant in a tech start-up. She brings a wide knowledge of economics and life experience to her award-winning role as an advisor for economics majors.