Visiting Research Scholar
Melanie is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Winnipeg. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Toronto, her M.A. in Economics from Queen’s University, and her B.A. in Collaborative International Development Studies from the University of Guelph. Her teaching is in the areas of macroeconomics and economic development, and until her sabbatical she was coordinator of the M.A. in Environmental, Resource and Development Economics at the University of Winnipeg. Her current research investigates the political economy of urban bias in Tanzania, technology adoption in sub-Saharan African agriculture, and the determinants of high school retention in Nunavut.