Rachel Connelly

Affiliation: Economics
Bion R. Cram Professor of Economics

Rachel Connelly started teaching at Bowdoin in 1985, after completing her Ph.D. in Economics for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She regularly teaches courses in "Labor Economics and Human Resources," "The Economics of the Family" and "Economics of Education" along with "Principles of Microeconomics" and "Intermediate Microeconomics" and "Economic Statistics". At Bowdoin, Dr. Connelly has served as the Director of the Gender and Women's Studies Program, and is currently the Chair of the Economics Department. She is a research fellow at the IZA, the Institute for the Study of Labor, in Bonn, Germany and at the Chinese Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research, Beijing, China.


Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • MA, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • BA, Brandeis University