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Kimberly Mencken, MS

Career Management Committee - Office of the Dean
Senior Lecturer - Economics

Contact Information

Email:  Kimberly_Mencken@baylor.edu
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-6898
Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  Baylor University, One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76798
Office Location:  Cashion 358

Office Hours

Fall 2013
M, W 8:00 - 10:00 am & 2:15 - 3:45 pm
F 8:00 - 9:00 am & 2:15 - 3:45 pm
and by appointment

Educational Background

  • MS - Economics, LOUISIANA ST UNIV BATON ROUGE, 1994
  • BS - Economics, LOUISIANA ST UNIV BATON ROUGE, 1989

Responsibilities

Attend career fairs, coordinate with employers, arrange internships, mentor students, maintain employment Facebook page, attend committee meetings

Work Experience

  • Senior Lecturer, Baylor University Department of Economics (August 2009 - Present)
  • Director, Baylor University Center for Private Enterprise (August 2005 - August 2008)
  • Director. Leadership in Free Enterprise Program, Baylor University Economics Department/Waco Rotary Club (January 2003 - December 2005)
  • Assistant Director of Economic Education, Baylor University Center for Private Enterprise (August 2002 - August 2005)
  • Lecturer, Baylor University Department of Economics (August 2002 - July 2009)
  • Management Analyst, Office of International Development, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division (August 1999 - June 2002)
  • Management Analyst, Contract Administration Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division (January 1999 - August 1999)
  • Management Analyst, Review, Analysis and Development Unit National Instant Criminal Background Check System Task Force, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division (September 1998 - December 1998)
  • Instructor, West Virginia University,Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology (August 1997 - December 1997)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, West Virginia University Regional Research Institute (January 1995 - May 1995)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Louisiana State University Department of Economics (August 1992 - May 1994)
  • Analyst, Premier Bancorp (January 1990 - July 1992)

Consulting

  • Academic, Pearson Publishing (February 15, 2013 - August 15, 2013)
  • Academic, Pearson Publishing (March 12, 2012 - March 21, 2012)
  • Academic, Pearson Publishing (November 2011 - February 2012)
  • Pearson Publishing (July 2011 - August 2011)
  • Academic, Pearson Publishing (May 2010 - June 2010)
  • Academic, McGraw Hill Publishing (September 2008 - October 2008)
  • Academic, Pearson Publishing (August 2008 - August 2008)
  • Academic, Worth Publishing (August 15, 2007 - August 30, 2007)
  • Academic, National Council on Economic Education, Waco, TX (May 12, 2007 - May 23, 2007)
  • Academic, McGraw Hill Publishers (May 8, 2007 - May 25, 2007)
  • Academic, Addison Wesley Publishers (August 1, 2006 - August 11, 2006)
  • Academic, National Council on Economic Education, Lithuania (January 12, 2006 - January 22, 2006)
  • Academic, National Council on Economic Education, Texas (May 8, 2005 - May 18, 2005)
  • Academic, Naitonal Council on Economic Education, Lithuania (October 14, 2004 - October 24, 2004)
  • Academic, Pearson Education

Awards and Honors

  • Circle of Achievement, Mortar Board (November 15, 2012)
  • Hankamer Teaching Excellence Award, Hankamer (May 2011)
  • Light Your World, Phi Kappa Chi (April 12, 2007)
  • Circle of Achievement, Mortar Board (November 28, 2006)
  • Circle of Achievement, Mortar Board (November 2005)

Professional Memberships

  • American Economics Association
  • Global Association of Teachers of Economics
  • National Association of Economic Educators
  • National Council on Economic Education
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon Economic Honor Society
  • Texas Council on Economic Education

Biography

M.S. Economics from Louisiana State University in 1994

B.S. International Trade and Finance from LSU in 1989

8/09-present-Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Baylor

8/02-8/09-Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Baylor

8/05-present-Director of the Center for Private Enterprise at Baylor

9/98-6/02-Management Analyst at the Federal Bureau of Investigation

8/92-5/94-Analyst at Premier Bancorp

Publications

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Homework: To Require or Not? Online Graded Homework and Student Achievement," Perspectives in Economic Education Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, (Spring 2011), pp. 20-42 (coauthors: (Nakao) Tisha Emerson).

"Female Labor Force Participation in Central Appalachia: A Descriptive Analysis," Journal of Appalachian Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 189-210 (coauthors: F. Carson Mencken, Cynthia Rogers).

Presentations and Proceedings

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Clickers in the Classroom Panel Discussion," presented at the Educational Technology Showcase, Moody Library, April 2010.
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