Assistant Chair & Undergraduate Director
Professor Virginia Wilcox‐Gök received her Ph.D. from Washington University in 1984. Before joining the faculty at NIU, she taught at the University of Florida and Rutgers University. She has been the principal investigator on several grants from federal agencies and private foundations. In recent years she has served as the Director of Graduate Studies and Department Chair.
Dissertation Title: "Sibling Data and Child Health" (1984)
Current Research: Effects of health on human capital investment and labor market outcomes
Area of Specialization: Labor and Health Economics
Office: ZH 503
Phone: (815) 753-6957