Dr. Claudia Strow is a professor of economics at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Prior to joining
the faculty at PBA, she taught Economics for 21 years at Western Kentucky University. Claudia
earned her undergraduate degree in math-economics at Furman University and her master’s
and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University.
Dr. Strow specializes in labor economics, economics of the household, and economics of
gender. She has published in each of these areas as well as in the areas of immigration,
economic history, and social welfare theory. She also has co-devised and published a number
of pedagogical tools for economics and has co-written a principles textbook that is now in its
third edition. She has advised student clubs for over 20 years and has led students on study
abroad trips to Costa Rica, South Africa, and Australia. Dr. Strow has traveled with Semester at
Sea and has participated in a living and learning community at Harlaxton College in England.
She is passionate about study abroad opportunities and encourages her students to travel
abroad by incorporating her experiences abroad into her lectures and mentoring.
PhD in Labor Economics, Vanderbilt University | MA in Economics, Vanderbilt University | BS in Math-Economics, Furman University