Laura Zimmermann

Department of International Affairs
Assistant Professor

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Laura Zimmermann is an assistant professor in the Department of International Affairs and the Department of Economics at the University of Georgia. Her research interests are in the areas of economic development and political economy with a focus on South Asia. Prior to joining the faculty at SPIA in August 2014, Dr. Zimmermann received her PhD in economics from the University of Michigan (2014), an MA in economics from the University of Michigan (2010), and a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) from the University of Oxford (2008).

  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of Michigan 2014, Economics
    • M.A., University of Michigan 2010, Economics
    • B.A., University of Oxford 2008, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE)
  • Areas of Expertise
    •  Economic Development
    • Political Economy
    • South Asia
  • Course Instruction

    INTL 4320 Politics of Development