Natalia V. Smirnova

Assistant Professor In Residence

Economics


Dr. Smirnova is an alumna of the University of Connecticut, receiving her Ph.D. in Economics from UConn in 2004. Her career has spanned government, academia, and non-profit sectors. This applied economics experience provides the basis for her approach to teaching: to engage students with real-world applications and data-driven explorations, as well as to focus on the relevance of economics to everyday decisions. For her innovation in the classroom, Natalia received a Wal-Mart Teaching Excellence Award from the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in 2007.

Dr. Smirnova’s research interests mirror her unique career path. She has published on economic transition in Russia, on new pedagogical approachesĀ in a classroom with students of diverse backgrounds and levels of preparation, and onĀ program evaluation. Her most recent publications are in the field of economic education.

Dr. Smirnova is Early College Experience (ECE) Economics program coordinator.

Dr. Smirnova serves as Treasurer for the Eastern Economic Association (EEA) since 2015.

Dr. Smirnova’s Teaching Portfolio

Natalia Smirnova
Contact Information
Emailnatalia.smirnova@uconn.edu
Phone1 (203) 251-8400
Curriculum Vitae Natalia-V.-Smirnova-CV-8-2020
Mailing Address1 University Place
Stamford, Connecticut 06901
Office LocationRoom 3.65
Stamford campus
CampusStamford
Office HoursTuesdays and Thursdays
1 - 2 p.m.
By appointment
CoursesPrinciples of Microeconomics, Mathematical Economics, College Fed Challenge Competition