Wendy Stock

PO Box 172920 wstock@montana.edu


Background Information

Dr. Wendy Stock is a Professor of Economics and Department Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. She holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in economics from Michigan State University and a B.A. in economics from Weber State University. Dr. Stock has taught economics at the introductory through graduate levels for more than two decades. She served on the American Economic Association Committee on Economic Education from 2005 to 2011, coordinated the group 's annual poster session on active learning techniques in economics from 2007 to 2011, and has directed the American Economic Association Graduate Studies in Economics website since 2006. She was awarded the Montana State University James and Mary Ross Provost 's Award for Excellence in 2010 in recognition of teaching and scholarship excellence. She was named Professor of the Month by the Montana State University Mortar Board in 2009, earned an Award for Excellence from Montana State in 2006 and again in 2009,was the winner of the Montana State University Betty Coffey Award in 2005 in recognition of her contributions on behalf of women, and was awarded the William L. Stamey Undergraduate Teaching Award at Kansas State University in 1998. She currently teaches ECON 101 The Economic Way of Thinking to several hundred Montana State University students each semester. She also teaches Peer Leadership, Labor and Human Resource Economics, and graduate and undergraduate Econometrics at Montana State.

Related Pedagogical Projects

Dr. Stock has published numerous research articles and has presented her work at locations across the United States. Her most recent research includes examining the relationship between education and health among Native Americans, assessing trends in female labor force participation, and investigating the labor market effects of disability discrimination laws, race and sex discrimination laws, and age discrimination laws. She also conducts research on graduate and undergraduate education in economics, where her work has been funded by the Ford Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, and the Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation.