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Milena Novy-Marx

Milena Novy-Marx

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

Office Hours:

Immediately following class
or by appointment


PhD, Princeton, 1999. International development, economics of development, international migration, women, gender and development, and political economy. Professor Novy-Marx's research and professional interests include international migration and development, evaluation of development interventions including through randomized control trials, international primary and secondary education, and sustainable development in Central America, Mexico, and Africa. She has worked as an Economist at the World Bank, at economic and management consulting firms, and at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, where she developed programs on international migration, girls' secondary education in Africa and India, and sustainable development practice. She has served as Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was chosen an Emerging Leader by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. She has been awarded grants by the International Institute for Education (Fulbright scholar), NSF, IREX, and Yale University. Teaches courses in political economy of international migration, and women, gender and development.

Courses taught:
  • INTR 205 Global Sustainable Development
  • INTR 237 Gender and Development
  • INTR 238 Political Economy of International Migration
  • INTR 239 Women, Men, Gender and Development