Kathleen Sheehan

Assistant Professor of Economics, Creighton University

Professor Kathleen Sheehan, Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute, is an Assistant Professor of Economics and a Scholar in the Institute for Economic Inquiry at the Heider College of Business at Creighton University.  She earned a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Capital University and completed her MA and PhD in Economics at West Virginia University.  Prof. Sheehan was a post-doctoral research associate at the Free Market Institute at Texas Tech University and also served as a lecturer on the Free Market Roadshow in Europe.  She teaches Principals of Microeconomic, Macroeconomics, and Comparative Economic Systems at Creighton.

Her primary fields of research are in the areas of Institutional Analysis and Public Economics. In her research, Prof. Sheehan explores the determinants of economic freedom and the role of globalization on the evolution of economic institutions. She has published in many academic outlets including Contemporary Economic Policy and the European Journal of Political Economy.