Laurie Nisonoff, professor emeritus of economics, holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.Phil. from Yale University, where she was a doctoral candidate.
She was a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, recipient of a Ford Foundation Fellowship in women's studies, and in 1993-94 a fellow of the Five Colleges Women's Studies Research Center.
She has been an editor of the Review of Radical Political Economics, recently editing a special issue on "Women in the International Economy" and another in Urban Political Economy. She is a co-editor of The Women, Gender and Development Reader (ZED 1997).
Her teaching and research interests include women and economic development; U.S. labor and economic history; women's studies; labor and community studies; and public policy issues.