Employment & affiliations

Madeline Zavodny

Coggin College of Business
University of North Florida
(904) 620-5224


Ph.D., Economics, MIT, 1996
B.A., Economics, Claremont McKenna College, 1992


University of North Florida, Department of Economics & Geography
Professor of Economics, 2017-present
Donna L. Gibbs and First Coast Systems Professor, 2023-present

Agnes Scott College, Department of Economics & Business Management
Professor, 2009-2017
Department Chair, 2007-2012
Associate Professor, 2004-2009 (tenured in 2007)
Adjunct Faculty, 1999-2002, 2003-2004

Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
Research Fellow, 2006-present

American Enterprise Institute
Adjunct Scholar, 2013-present

Occidental College, Department of Economics
Associate Professor, 2002-2003

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Research Department
Research Economist and Associate Policy Advisor, 2001-2002, 2003-2004
Senior Economist and Policy Advisor, 2000-2001
Senior Economist, 1999-2000
Economist, 1997-1999

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Research Department
Economist, 1996-1997

Board Positions:

Managing editor, Journal of Population Economics, 2019-present; associate editor, 2016-2018

Senior associate editor, Southern Economic Journal, 2019-present; co-editor, 2016-2018; associate editor, 2012-2016

Editorial board, International Migration Review, 2015-present

Associate editor, Economic Inquiry, 2010-2012

Board member, American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP), and oversight editor of CSWEP News, 2011-2016