North Central College appointed five new tenure-track faculty members for the 2013-2014 academic year, which begins Sept. 16. Among those new faculty are Assistant Professor of Economics Natalia Bracarense.
Previously, Bracarense served as an economics instructor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and at the State University of New York at Potsdam where she received a Faculty Teaching Excellence Award and Favorite Professor Award by the Student Union. She holds a B.A. in economics from Brazil’s Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina and an M.A. in economics from Universidade Federal de Uberlandia. She will receive her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in fall 2013.