Tamara McGavock, Assistant Professor, received her B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. and M.A. from Cornell University. Her teaching and research areas are development economics, economics of gender and the family, and microeconomic theory. She has worked in China, India, Indonesia, and Liberia, and has consulted for the World Bank and Catholic Relief Services. Before graduate school, she was a Senior Analyst for an economic consulting firm in Boston specializing in economic research for large legal cases.