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Julia R. Norgaard, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics

Division: Social Science Division
Office: Appleby Center (APC) AC 238
Phone: (310) 506-4580

  • Ph.D., George Mason University, 2017
  • M.A. in Economics, George Mason University, 2015
  • B.A. in Economics, The University of San Diego, 2012

Julia R. Norgaard received her Ph.D. from George Mason University where she was a Ph.D. fellow at the Mercatus Center and a graduate lecturer. In 2015, she received her master's degree in economics from George Mason University. Dr. Norgaard received her B.A. in economics with a minor in mathematics from the University of San Diego in 2012. Her interests include applied microeconomics and political economy as well as law and economics and development. She has passion for both research and teaching economics.


  • ECON 321 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON 320 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON 492 Economic Development
  • ECON 492 Game Theory

Key Awards/Affiliations:

  • Michael and Andrea Leven Family Foundation Fellow, 2017
  • Mercatus Center Ph.D. Fellowship, 2017
  • Humane Studies Fellowship, 2017

Academic Interests:

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Economic Development
  • Law and Economics
  • Political Economy

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