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Barbara Sawtelle

Barbara Sawtelle
Professor Emerita

Appointed 1970

Barbara Sawtelle specializes in teaching managerial economics, environmental economics, and macroeconomics. She also teaches each fall in the Simmons Graduate School of Management. She has been a research associate and consultant with Cahners Publishing Company, and served as a reviewer for the Journal of Economic Education. Professor Sawtelle's research focuses on consumer expenditure patterns and on women's industry-specific employment fluctuations. She is the founder and coordinator of the New England Women Economists Association, a network exchanging public policy research and professional development ideas among women economists in government, academic, consulting, industry, banking, and nonprofit organizations.