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Professor, Economics Women's & Gender Studies

Ann Mari May is Professor of Economics with affiliate status in Women's and Gender Studies, History, and Agricultural Economics. She has published widely on issues in feminist economics and particularly in the area of women and higher education. Dr. May was a founding member of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) and serves as Executive Vice President and Treasurer of IAFFE. IAFFE is an international organization whose goal is to enhance the rigor and usefulness of economic inquiry by advancing research into economic issues affecting the lives of children, women, and men and its main office is located on the UNL campus. Dr. May has received numerous teaching awards including the Carnegie Foundation for the Advance of Teaching, Nebraska Professor of the Year Award, the Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award (OTICA), and she is a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers. She teaches courses in nineteenth and twentieth century US economic history, economics, gender and social provisioning, the history of women and work in the US, and a doctoral seminar in feminist economics.