Dr. Claudia 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 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. Dr. Strow's current research examines factors influencing breastfeeding incidence and duration in the US. She has advised student clubs for over 18 years and has led students on study abroad trips to Costa Rica and South Africa. 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. Claudia and her husband Brian have four children: Tucker, Colette, Oliver, and Thatcher. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, reading, and traveling the world with her family.