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Allison Roberts: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Allison A. Roberts
Associate Professor, Department Chair


Business (Academic)

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Winner of multiple grants and author of numerous published articles in the areas of econometrics and labor
  • "Insurance Status of Depressed Low-Income Women," in The Economics of Gender and Mental Illness, 2004
  • Research grant: "Family Mental Illness and Labor Market Performance" from the Illinois Department of Public Health Alzheimer's Disease Research Fund, 2004
  • Twenty-five U.S. National and four World Handball Championship titles.

Professional Profile:

Professor Roberts received a Ph.D. in Economics from Northern Illinois University and a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from Lake Forest College. Her primary academic interests are in econometrics, labor economics and the economics of healthcare. In addition to her academic service, Dr. Roberts has served as a data analyst, research consultant and research assistant to private consulting firms and healthcare organizations.

Teaching and Related Service:

Courses taught:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Senior Seminar in Economics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Quantitative Methods in Business
  • Environmental Economics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Sociological Applications of Economics
  • Urban Economics

Previously taught at:

  • Pima Community College
  • Lake Forest College
  • Mount Union College