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Elizabeth Moorhouse

Elizabeth Moorhouse


B.S., University of Nebraska
M.A., University of Nebraska
Ph.D., University of Nebraska

Contact Information:

(570) 321-4154
Campus Post Office Box 1

Associate Professor of Economics

Dr. Elizabeth A. Moorhouse is an associate professor in the department and has been with Lycoming College since arriving in 2007 from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

In addition to teaching Principles of Microeconomics and Principles of Macroeconomics, she teaches Intermediate Macroeconomics, History of Economic Thought, Labor Economics, Econometrics, among others.  She also teaches the department’s First Year Seminar that highlights the economic, social, and moral advances as well as the challenges of continued global economic growth.

Awards and Publications

In 2010, she was recognized for her excellent teaching by earning the College’s Junior Faculty Teaching Award.

Dr. Moorhouse's research focuses on the economic benefits of an education, both for the individual and the larger economy, and how those benefits differ by gender. She has published in Industrial and Labor Relations Review, the Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, and in the Forum for Social Economics. She has received funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support her research agenda while mentoring students in the research process. In addition, she has presented papers or served on panels at more than a dozen academic conferences.