Economics Professor, Xavier University
Nancy Bertaux is Professor of Economics at Xavier, holds a PhD and MA in Economics from the University of Michigan, and BA in Economics, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Colgate University. As an undergraduate, she participated in Colgate’s Washington D.C. semester (the oldest in the nation) and an academic program on economic development in Jamaica. She has worked at the Urban Institute, the Inter-American Foundation, and the Department of Navy in Washington D.C., and at General Electric Co. Professor Bertaux has taught courses in economics at the undergraduate and MBA level, including honors, Philosophy, Politics and the Public, and service learning courses. Her most recent teaching and research focus is in the area of economic sustainability. She regularly teaches Natural Resources, Environmental and Ecological Economics and the History of Economic Thought.