Celeste Carruthers is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics and the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee. Her research focuses on the economics of education with emphases on higher education, historic education finance, public policy analysis, and applied econometrics. She is an affiliated researcher with the National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), and she is a faculty advisor to fellows in the Harvard Graduate School of Education Strategic Data Project.
Marianne Wanamaker is an assistant professor of Economics at the University of Tennessee and the BB&T Scholar in Markets, Capitalism and Ethics. Her research interests include American economic history and labor economics.