Stephanie Seguino is Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont, USA and Research Associate at the Political Economy Research Institute at University of Massachusetts/Amherst. Prior to obtaining a Ph.D. from American University, she served as economist in Haiti for several years in the pre- and post-Baby Doc era. Her current research explores the relationship between intergroup inequality by class, race, and gender, on the one hand and economic growth and development, on the other.
Locally, she has collaborated with Nancy Brooks, Cornell University, to analyze racial disparities in Vermont traffic policing. More broadly, her work explores the issue of social sustainability and the economics of stratification. She is an instructor in the African Program for Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) in South Africa, Associate Editor of Feminist Economics and Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, and a member of the editorial board of Review of Keynesian Economics, as well as past president of International Association for Feminist Economics. She has consulted with a wide variety of international organizations, including the UNDP, UNRISD, UNCTAD, World Bank, AFL-CIO, USAID, and African Development Bank.