Madeline Zavodny is Professor of Economics at the University of North Florida (UNF). She is also a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), a Fellow at the Global Labor Organization, and an Adjunct Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Before joining UNF, she was a Professor of Economics at Agnes Scott College and Occidental College and an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Much of Dr. Zavodny’s research focuses on economic issues related to immigration, including the coauthored books Beside the Golden Door: U.S. Immigration Reform in a New Era of Globalization (AEI Press, 2010) and The Economics of Immigration (Routledge, 2015). Her research on immigration has also been published in the Journal of Labor Economics, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and Demography, among others.
She holds a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BA in economics from Claremont McKenna College.