Welcome New Economics Faculty and Post-Docs

Wed, 09/01/2021

The Department of Economics is delighted to welcome the following new faculty members and post-docs:


Portrait of Jamein Cunningham

Jamein Cunningham

Jamein Cunningham is Assistant Professor of Economics in the Brooks School of Public Policy. He held previous positions as an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Memphis and at Portland State University, where he taught urban economics, econometrics, labor economics, and economics of discrimination. His research focuses on the intersectionality of institutional discrimination, access to social justice, crime and criminal justice, and race and economic inequality. He received his Ph.D. at Michigan State University. 

Portrait of Suraj Malladi

Suraj Malladi

Suraj Malladi is Assistant Professor of Economics in the College of Arts & Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford Graduate School of Business where he received the King Center on Global Development Fellowship. His research interests include microeconomic theory and networks, and he studies delegation, networks, and social learning with an eye to robust policy design.



Portrait of Chen Qiu

Chen Qiu

Chen Qiu is Assistant Professor of Economics in the College of Arts & Sciences. Prior to Cornell, he was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Department of Economics at University College London in 2020-21. He is an econometrician working on semi and nonparametric methods, with a focus on program evaluation and causal inference with high dimensional datasets. He received his Ph.D. and MSc from London School of Economics and Political Sciences. 


Portrait of Alejandro Martinez-Marquina

Alejandro Martínez-Marquina

Alejandro Martínez Marquina is one of eight exceptional early-career scholars chosen to pursue independent research at Cornell through the Klarman Postdoctoral Fellowship program. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. His main research fields are behavioral and experimental economics with a focus on understanding how choices are affected by the presence of uncertainty and the accumulation of debt.

Klarman Hall at sunset