Kathleen Odell, Associate Director of Economics, Dominican University
Kathleen Odell is an associate professor of economics at Dominican University’s Brennan School of Business in River Forest, Illinois, and co-directs the Brennan School’s Center for Global Peace through Commerce. She conducts research in the areas of economic growth and development, both in urban Chicago and internationally. Kathleen holds a PhD in economics and a master’s degree in urban planning and policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. As a Fulbright Scholar, Kathleen studied sustainable development and global policy making at Roskilde University in Denmark. She has a particular interest in the communication of impact research to a broad audience of academics, funders, and practitioners.