Tammy Batson, Undergraduate Coordinator, Co-Director of the Center for Economic Education, Instructor
Tammy Batson obtained her Ph.D. from Northern Illinois University. Her research interests include macroeconomics, long-run growth, and educational policy. Dr. Batson started in 2014 as the new Undergraduate Coordinator for the Department of Economics working with student advising, internships, and involvement. She has also volunteered to help with the Economics Student Association. In addition, she was just appointed as the Co-Director of the Center for Economics Education working with the NIU's P20 Group and Econ Illinois to help in-service and pre-service teachers with materials dealing with economics, with pre-service teachers from NIU, to create a teaching/learning environment for all students involved. The class motto is"The best way to learn is to teach". Dr. Batson has now been with NIU since 2002, teaching undergraduate level courses in contemporary economics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, intermediate macro and the economics of government and business.