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Eugenia F. Toma

Eugenia F. Toma is the Wendell H. Ford Professor of Public Policy in the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration and University Research Professor at the University of Kentucky; former President of the Southern Economic Association; and former President of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Professor Toma has served as Economics Program Director at the National Science Foundation; Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia; Fulbright Scholar in the Treasury and Ministry of Education in New Zealand; Associate Professor of Economics at Auburn University; Associate Professor of Economics at California State University, Northridge; and Assistant Professor of Economics at Loyola Marymount University.

She is the recipient of the William E. Lyons Award for Public Service, and her books and monographs include Central Bankers, Bureaucratic Incentives, and Monetary Policy (with Mark Toma), Two Decades of Charter Schools: Expectations, Reality, and the Future (co-edited with Ron Zimmer), and Will Johnny Read Next Year?. A contributor to numerous volumes, she is the author of over fifty papers in scholarly journals.

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