ASHEcon Committees

ASHEcon has 5 standing committees: the Awards Committee, the ASSA Review Committee, the Communications Committee, the Diversity Committee, and the Nominating Committee.

Awards Committee

This committee reviews nominations for ASHEcon awards and selects the winners.

Committee Members

  • Ben Handel, Berkeley University (Chair)
  • Loren Baker, Stanford University
  • Kate Bundorf, Duke University
  • Darrell Gaskin, Johns Hopkins University
  • Jonathan Kolstad, University of California – Berkeley
  • Amanda Kowalski, University of Michigan
  • Victoria Perez, Yale University
  • Neeraj Sood, University of Southern California
  • Naomi Zewde, City University of New York
ASSA Submissions Review

This committee reviews submissions to create ASHEcon’s session at the annual ASSA meeting.

Committee Members

  • Loren Baker, Stanford University (Chair)
  • David Bradford, University of Georgia
  • Rena Conti, Boston University
  • Shooshan Danagoulian, Wayne State University
  • Sarah Hamersma, Syracuse University
  • Sara Markowitz, Emory University
  • Kosali Simon, Indiana University
  • Amanda Starc, Northwestern University
  • Shelley White-Means, The University of Tennessee
Communications Committee

This committee oversees ASHEcon communications including blast emails, newsletter and website content.

Committee Members

  • Ellen Meara, Harvard University (Chair)
  • Di Fang, University of Arkansas
  • Donna Gilleskie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Robin McKnight, Wellesley College
Diversity Committee

This committee is responsible for developing and overseeing ASHEcon’s activities to promote diversity. This includes selecting the ASHEcon Diversity Scholars each year, consulting with the other ASHEcon committees on diversity, and bringing other diversity issues and initiatives to the ASHEcon board.

Committee Members

  • Marcus Dillender, University of Illinois at Chicago (Co-chair)
  • Darrell Gaskin, Johns Hopkins University (Co-chair)
  • Christopher “Kitt” Carpenter, Vanderbilt University
  • Jevay Grooms, Howard University
  • Kandice Kapinos, Rand Corporation
  • Victoria Perez, Yale University
  • Patrick Richard, Uniformed Services University
Nominating Committee

This committee is for responsible recommending candidates to serve on the ASHEcon board and for selecting at-large members to serve on ASHEcon committees.

Committee Members

  • David Cutler, Harvard University (Chair)
  • Kate Bundorf, Duke University
  • Darrell Gaskin, Johns Hopkins University
  • Catherine Maclean, George Mason University
  • Robin McKnight, Wellesley College

Executive Committee

This committee exercises the powers of the Board of Directors between its meetings.

Committee Members

  • Kosali Simon, Indiana University (Chair)
  • Steve Parente, University of Minnesota
  • David Slusky, University of Kansas