Dean’s Leadership Fellow for Global Partnerships
Jun Ma, Dean’s Leadership Fellow for Global Partnerships, collaborates with colleagues in different disciplines and across campuses to develop joint graduate programs, and strategizes about global partnerships for master’s graduate programs. He also serves as director of the MS in Economics program and Professor of Economics. As an economist, his primary research interests are in the areas of international finance, open economy macroeconomics, and applied time series econometrics. He has published many peer-reviewed articles in leading academic journals and has served important roles in several international academic societies. He also held visiting positions and was invited to give academic presentations in universities and policy institutions around the world including Durham University (UK), Leibniz University of Hannover (Germany), MIT Sloan, Renmin University of China, and Norges Bank (Norway). Jun received his PhD in Economics from the University of Washington in 2007.