Evelyn Nyadwera

Evelyn Nyadwera
Professor, Business and Economics
Faculty Advisor, Faculty Advisors
DEF Building , Room 102K
Penn State DuBois
1 College Place
DuBois, PA 15801

Dr. Nyadwera teaches Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics and Marketing Research. Her research interests include International Trade, Foreign Capital Flows, Development Economics, Poverty, and Technological Change with a focus on Africa. She has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and edited books. Among others, her publications have appeared in The World Economy, International Labor Review, Journal of Economic Issues, Comparative Economic Studies, Progress in Development Studies, Transformations in Business and Economics, and Gender, Technology and Development. She has co-edited two books; Foreign Capital Flows and Economic Development in Africa (Palgrave Macmillan), and The Service Sector and Economic Development in Africa (Routledge).

Evelyn serves as editorial board member for various journals. She is a peer reviewer for a number of journals including World Development, Social Indicators Research, Applied Economics, Journal of International Development, Journal of Development Areas, African Development Review, Studies in Economics and Finance, and Feminist Economics. She also serves as a United Nations Expert on Development Aid in Least Developed Countries.

She is a member of American Economic Association, African Finance and Economic Association and International Association for Feminist Economics. Evelyn has contributed to the Rotary International fundraising initiatives that support education related programs in the U.S. and development projects in developing countries. In her free time she enjoys partaking in charity events, gardening, photography, travelling, biking, playing tennis and chess.

PhD, Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MA, Economics, Western Illinois University

BA, Economics and Philosophy, University of Nairobi, Kenya