Prof. Denise Stanley
office: SGMH 3339
phone: (657) 278-7498
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Semester: Spring 2012
Employment and Teaching Experience
Associate and Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, California State University-Fullerton. Taught courses in economic principles and a range of international topics. Participated in department committees and student affairs. Continued research program in development, labor and environmental economics. Managed surveys on immigrant finance patterns and public opinions on voluntary donations. August 2000 to the present.
Courses Taught: Economics of Latin America, Managerial Economics, Economic Development, International Economics, Cost-Benefit Analysis, and Principles of Microeconomics. Served as the lead advisor to McNair Scholar, served as a thesis chair and co-chair with 3 Economics M.A. students, serving as an independent study advisor to 2 Economics B.A. students.
Teaching Innovations: Adapted Managerial Economics class for a completely online environment, including the development of filmed lectures, asynchronous Discussion Board topics, synchronous problem-solving chat session materials, and a timed quiz test bank. Prepared web-based exercises for integration of research and writing on global economics topics in Economics of Latin America and Economic Development classes.
Consultant, World Wildlife Fund. Reviewed international case studies of best management practices used by mariculture operations in Latin America and Asia. Provided guidelines for economic analysis within scientific reports and bibliographic background to authors. Prepared case study of the development of the export aquaculture sector in Honduras, Central America. January 2000 to December 2000.
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Tennessee. Developed research program around the economics of natural resource industries in developing countries and other topics within applied microeconomics. Taught courses in Principles of Economics, International Economics, Development Economics, Deforestation and Development Processes in Latin America and Surveys of Economic Thought. August 1996 to August 2000.
Project Assistant, Global Studies Research Program, University of Wisconsin. Assisted organization of colloquium speaker series on the interface of tropical timber exploitation, international trade and treaties, community forestry, and grassroots advocacy on environmental issues. September 1994 to June 1995.
Interests: Applications of development economics analysis in Latin America and California, including the economic impact of immigration and natural resource-based activities, environmental management and best practices, and the rationale and effects of informal institutions. Additional interests in educational practices including active learning strategies and online teaching.
Department/College/ University: chair of department Undergraduate Curriculum and Ad-Hoc Assessment Committees various years, member of department Personnel, Ad-Hoc Release Time and RTP Committees, Mission and Goals, and Steering Committee various years; member of college Assessment Committee, Core Curriculum Coordinators, and MCBE Senate various years; member of WASC Student Learning Sub-Committee, Latin American Studies Council and Environmental Studies Steering Committee various years; member of CSU Economics Faculty Review Discipline Group for SB1440 process.
Journal of Economic Education, Journal of Economic and Finance Education, National Academy of Sciences, Environment and Development Economics, Environmental Management, Ecological Economics, Aquaculture Economics and Management, World Development, Contemporary Economic Policy
Current member of the American Economic Association, Western Economic Association International, Association of Christian Economists, Latin American Studies Association
Fellowships, Honors, and Extracurricular Activities
2011 US Bank Award as co-PI on Financial Literacy Project
2011 Teacher Scholar Award, California State University-Fullerton
2010 CSUF Accessible Technology Initiative Grant
2010 Mihaylo Faculty Fellow Award
FDC Faculty Collaborative Mini-Grant (with R. Voeks), June 2009
Fulbright Central American Awards Selection Committee September 2007-March 2008
Fulbright Research and Lecturing Award (Honduras), January-June 2007
STATE AWARD 2005 XXX
Promotion to Associate Professor, CSUF, July 2005
Outstanding Scholarly and Creative Activity Recognition, CSUF, 2003-2004
CSU Special Fund for Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Award, Summer 2003
Outstanding Research and Creativity Award, Department of Economics, CSUF, Spring 2003
Drouillard Scholar Award, College of Business and Economics, CSUF, Winter 2002
Participant in Advanced Summer Technology Institute, FDC, CSUF, Summer 2001
Online Teaching Mini Grant, CSUF, Summer 2001
Orange County Public Policy Grant, CSUF, Fall 2001
Research Professionals Small Grants, Environmental Defense Fund, Summer 1999
UTK Professional Development Award for Faculty Research, 1999
UTK College of Business Administration Research Award, 1999
University of Wisconsin Madison, Ph.D. program in Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics. Major in Natural Resource Economics and Minor in International Development. 1996. Dissertation Title: "Piece Rates, Tournaments, and Labor Market Outcomes in a Natural Resource Boom--the Case of Mariculture Exports in Central America." Reading Committee: Professors Michael Carter, Bradford Barham, and William Thiesenhusen.
University of Oxford, St. Antony's College, Oxford, England. M.S. in Agricultural Economics and Development. September 1985. Masters Thesis Title: "Organizations in the Sierra Region: Associated Credit and Community Development."
Occidental College, Los Angeles, California. B.A. degree. Major in Diplomacy and World Affairs (Latin American Emphasis), Economics Minor; Departmental Honors. June 1983.
London School of Economics, London, England, General Course in International Economics. September 1981 to June 1982.