Dr. Kristin Roti Jones is an associate professor who joined the Hartwick college faculty in 2005 as assistant professor of economics. Kristin completed her B.A. in mathematics and economics in 2000, her M.A. in economics in 2001 and her Ph.D. in economics in 2005, all at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. Her graduate fields of study were industrial organization and public economics. Kristin also spent two years teaching at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, where her courses included public policy, public finance, mathematical economics and both undergraduate and graduate theory courses. Kristin currently teaches courses in law and economics, microeconomic theory and industrial organization.
Kristin’s research interests focus on environmental economics and law and economics. Her dissertation analyzed dangerous products liability under bankruptcy -- with specific focus on the US asbestos litigation – and she authored a book chapter on climate change policy with Dr. Kathleen Segerson in 2004. Her current research includes the effects of liability on financial structure and policy approaches to environmental problems such as invasive species and brownfields.