Susanne Schmitz

Associate Professor of Economics
Fine Arts 201A
(708) 524-6280
PhD, University of Kentucky
MS, University of Kentucky
BS, University of Kentucky
BA, University of Kentucky

Susanne Schmitz earned her PhD in Economics from the University of Kentucky. Before coming to Dominican University, she held faculty positions in economics at Ohio Northern University and most recently at Elmhurst College where she was a 2013 recipient of the Elmhurst College President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Her research interests include human capital analysis and studies on race/gender earnings differentials and relative employment patterns. Susanne has published articles in journals such as The Journal of Human Resources, Economic Letters, Monthly Labor Review, Southern Economic Journal and has authored a book titled, Race and Gender Discrimination Across Urban Labor Markets (Garland Publishing, 1996).