Linda English

Clinical Associate Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-1391
Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†120.06

Office Hours

FALL 2021
T 10:00 AM - 12:00 noon via ZOOM
R 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM via ZOOM

Educational Background

  • PHD - Economics, Vanderbilt University
  • MA - Economics, Vanderbilt University
  • BS - Economics, Oklahoma State University Stillwater

Work Experience

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Economics, Baylor University (August 2020 - Present)
  • Research Fellow, Texas Hunger Initiative (November 2017 - Present)
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics, Baylor University (August 2015 - Present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics, Baylor University (August 2014 - July 2020)
  • Economist, U.S. Census Bureau (July 2010 - July 2011)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics; Baylor University (August 2009 - July 2014)
  • Student Trainee Economist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (August 2002 - July 2003)

Awards and Honors

  • Saunders Award for Best Research Paper, 2014, National Association of Economic Educators (October 2014)
  • Best Paper Award, 2014 Clute Institute International Academic Conference in Munich, Germany (June 2014)
  • CSWEP Summer Research Fellowship, U.S. Census Bureau (July 1, 2010)
  • Selected as a finalist for the Allen Nevins Prize for Best Doctoral Dissertation in North American Economic History, Economic History Association (September 12, 2009)
  • American Dissertation Fellowship, American Association of University Women (August 01, 2008)
  • Graduate Dissertation Fellowship, Economic History Association (August 01, 2008)
  • P.E.O. Scholar Award, Philanthropic Educational Organization International (August 01, 2008)
  • Social Science Dissertation Fellowship, College of Arts and Science, Vanderbilt University (August 01, 2008)
  • Kirk Dornbush Research Assistantship, Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University (August 01, 2007)
  • Summer Research Award, College of Arts and Science, Vanderbilt University (June 01, 2006)
  • University Graduate Fellowship, Vanderbilt University (August 01, 2003)
  • Honors Graduate Designation, Honors College, Oklahoma State University (May 01, 2002)
  • Outstanding Senior Award, Department of Economics, Oklahoma State University (May 01, 2002)
  • Scholarship, Hites Foundation (August 01, 2000)

Professional Memberships

  • American Economic Association
  • Association for the Study of Higher Education
  • Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession
  • Coordinating Council for Women in History
  • Economic History Association
  • Southern Economic Association


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The High Costs of Large Enrollment Classes: Can Cooperative Learning Help?," Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 44, No. 3, (June 2018), pp. 455-474 (coauthors: (Nakao) Tisha Emerson, KimMarie McGoldrick).

"Classroom Experiments: Teaching Specific Topics or Promoting the Economic Way of Thinking?," Journal of Economic Education, The, Vol. 47, No. 4, (Fall 2016), pp. 288-299 (coauthors: (Nakao) Tisha Emerson).

"Cooperative Learning and Personality Types," International Review of Economics Education, Vol. 21, (January 2016), pp. 21-29 (coauthors: (Nakao) Tisha Emerson, KimMarie McGoldrick).

"Evaluating the Cooperative Component in Cooperative Learning: A Quasi-Experimental Study," Journal of Economic Education, The, Vol. 46, No. 1, (Winter 2015), pp. 1-13 (coauthors: (Nakao) Tisha Emerson, KimMarie McGoldrick).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Cooperative Learning Module," (June 2012).

"In-Class vs. Online Experiments: Is there a Difference?," Journal of Economic Education, The, Vol. 43, No. 1, (Winter 2012), pp. 4-18 (coauthors: (Nakao) Tisha Emerson).

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Evening Schools and Child Labor in the United States, 1870-1910 (Dissertation Summary)," Vol. 70 (2), (June 2010), pp. 446-481.

Review of Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren, Edited by Lorenzo Pecchi and Gustavo Piga, Santa Clara, CA, February 2010 (coauthors: Robert Whaples).

"The Feminization of Teaching in the United States: An Historical Overview," , New York, NY, August 2007 (coauthors: Barbara J. Bank, Robert A. Margo).

Review of Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's Moonlight Schools: Fighting for Literacy in America by Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin, New York, NY, September 2006 (coauthors: Price Fishback).

Presentations and Proceedings

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