Welcome, Professor Cunningham!

Jamein Cunningham standing in front of a brick wall

We are excited to welcome our newest Assistant Professor, Jamein Cunningham! Before joining us, Dr. Cunningham was an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Memphis and at Portland State University. He is co-founder of the Racial Uprisings Lab, which is working to create a new database of all racialized uprisings in the United States post-1991 with a particular emphasis on the Black Lives Matter movement. Dr. Cunningham’s teaching and research interests include labor economics, urban economics, economics of crime, and economic history. Undergraduate students, be on the lookout for his Economics of Discrimination course in Spring of 2022. 

Welcome, Professor Cunningham!