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Faculty Profile: Rachel McCulloch

Rachel McCulloch

Professor Emerita of Economics

International Economic Policy

Rachel McCulloch's research focuses on international economic policy. Dr. McCulloch has served as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Academic Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and as a consultant to the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, and several government agencies and foundations. She was also a member of the Technology Assessment Advisory Council of the U.S. Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (1979-87), the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness (1984-85), and the Committee on International Relations Studies with the People's Republic of China (1984-92). Prior to joining the Brandeis faculty in 1987, Dr. McCulloch taught at the University of Chicago, Harvard University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has also been a visiting professor at the Bologna Center of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (2004-2005, 2013, 2014) and at the Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (2010-2011).

University of Chicago, Ph.D.
University of Chicago, M.A.
University of Chicago, M.A.T.
University of Pennsylvania, B.A.


Awards & Honors:
  • (2014) Carolyn Shaw Bell Award, Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession, American Economic Association - 2013
  • (2011) Who's Who in America - 2012
  • (2008) John R. Commons Award, Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society for Economics
  • (2004 - 2005) AGIP Chair in International Economics, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna Center, fall 2004.
  • (2002) Schulhof Foundation Research Grant
  • (1999) Distinguished Service Award, Graduate School of International Economics and Finance
  • (1997) Executive Committee, American Economic Association
  • (1993) Board of Directors, International Trade and Finance Association
  • (1989) Rosen Family Chair in International Finance
  • (1985) German Marshall Fund Research Grant
  • (1984) Ford Foundation Research Grant
  • (1981) Wisconsin Alumni Reseach Foundation Grant
  • (1975) National Science Foundation Research Grant