Linda K. English
Dr. Linda English is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Since joining the faculty at Baylor in 2009, she has taught Principles of Microeconomics and Introduction to the Economics of Poverty and Discrimination. Her primary research interests are concentrated in the economics of education, economic history, poverty and food insecurity, and economics education. She is especially interested in better understanding the factors influencing education outcomes and food security for disadvantaged individuals. She also has several ongoing projects researching best practices in teaching economics. In recent years, Dr. English founded a student organization promoting the personal and academic success of Baylor’s students who are parents and is currently working with a group of faculty and staff from across the university to develop support programs for these students. She serves as a mentor to at-risk elementary school students and is passionate about promoting summer reading at low-income elementary schools in the Waco community. Dr. English holds a doctorate in economics from Vanderbilt University and a bachelor’s degree (also in economics) from Oklahoma State University.