Kirstin M. Munro, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Economics and Finance
PhD, Portland State UniversityMA, University of Illinois at ChicagoBA, Reed College
Kirstin Munro is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance. The major theme of her research is the overlapping relationships between people, the economy, and the environment. An econometrician by training, both the methods and substance of her work are shaped by insights from relevant social theory and economic inquiry outside the mainstream. She serves on the editorial boards of The Review of Radical Political Economics and Science & Society. Dr. Munro is a Spectrum LGBTQ+ friendly faculty member.

Research Interests

Labor, Energy and Regulated Industries, Critiques of Sustainability

Courses Taught

ECO
1301
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I
ECO
1302
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II
ECO
1326
ECO HISTORY OF THE WESTERN COM
ECO
3348
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
ECO
4345
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS

Select Publications

Journal Articles

Munro, K. (2019). ’Social Reproduction Theory’, Social Reproduction, and Household Production. Science & Society. vol. 83, pp. 451-468.

Munro, K. (2018). Unwaged Work and the Production of Sustainability in Eco-Conscious Households. Review of Radical Political Economics. vol. 50, pp. 675– 682.

Munro, K., and Tolley, G. (2018). Property Values and Tax Rates near Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage. Energy Policy. vol. 123, pp. 433-442.

Munro, K., and O'Kane, C. (2017). Autonomy and Creativity in the Artisan Economy and the New Spirit of Capitalism. Review of Radical Political Economics. vol. 49, pp. 582-590.

Munro, K. (2017). Hegemonic stories in environmental advocacy testimonials. Energy Research & Social Science . vol. 31, pp. 233-239.