Mackenzie Alston

Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign

Participation in DITE: Cohort 13 Fellow

Dr. Mackenzie Alston joined the Department of Finance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) as an assistant professor in Fall 2022 after previously working in the Department of Economics at Florida State University (FSU). She was awarded the inaugural Post-Doctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in the Economics Profession by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) in 2021. She uses experiments and surveys to understand the role of race- and gender-based discrimination and disparities in settings like the labor market and the education system. You can find her on Twitter @MackenzieAlsto4.

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