Brent E Kreider In the News

July 20, 2020

Dr. Helen Jensen, Dr. Brent Kreider, Dr. Alex ZhylyevskyyA paper authored by Helen Jensen, Brent Kreider, and Alex Zhylyevskyy, "Investigating Treatment Effects of Participating Jointly in SNAP and WIC when the Treatment is Validated Only for SNAP," has been selected as the 2019 Honorable Mention Award Winner for the Food Safety and Nutrition Section's Best Economics Paper Award.

June 13, 2019

Dr. Alex Zhylyevskyy, Dr. Brent Kreider, Dr. Helen JensenResearch done by Alex Zhylyevskyy, associate professor, Brent Kreider, professor, and Helen Jensen, emeritus professor, published in the Southern Economic Journal, provides evidence that the SNAP and WIC programs are in fact complementary, not redundant.

May 07, 2019

Dr. Brent KreiderBrent Kreider, professor, was honored with a Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professorship, one of the college’s newest and most prestigious opportunities to recognize faculty excellence.

August 16, 2018

Several faculty members will be taking on new department responsibilities this fall:

  • Brent Kreider, professor, is the new Director of Graduate Education.
  • Keri Jacobs, associate professor, is the new Director of Undergraduate Studies.
  • Sergio Lence, professor, is the new teaching coordinator.


May 01, 2017

2017 Phi Beta Kappa iniiatesOn April 30, 2017, eight economics department students were inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society at a ceremony in the Sun Room at the Memorial Union.

March 01, 2017

Dr. Brent Kreider, Dr. Alex ZhylyevskyyBrent Kreider, professor, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy, associate professor, have won an LAS seed grant to investigate causal effects of joint participation in SNAP and WIC on mental health and food security.

August 01, 2016

Helen Jensen, Brent Kreider, Oleksandr (Alex) ZhylyevskyyHelen Jensen, Brent Kreider, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy, and colleagues (Kim Greder at ISU and John Pepper at the University of Virginia) were awarded a $74,989 grant by the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research...