Assistant Professor of Economics
Department of Mathematics & Economics
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Emporia State University
Bekah Selby is known as an active and enthusiastic professor at Emporia State University. She came to ESU from the University of Oregon where she earned her Ph.D. in economics with econometrics as one of her specialties.
She has been a driving force in the development of a new Master’s of Science in Informatics degree concentration in Quantitative Economics. She is also active in civic and community engagement through the American Democracy Project and Universities Fighting World Hunger. She is an active member of Healthier Lyon County Coalition and a founding member of the Lyon County Food and Farm Council.
Bekah has a variety of research interests and frequently works with scholars in other disciplines, especially on important policy-related topics where she is typically the lead analyst. Her most recent work has been on the impact of voter identification and disenfranchisement laws on the 2016 election.