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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - Claudia Strow

Dr. Claudia Strow

Dr. Claudia Strow

Associate Professor- Economics

Office:  GH 425
Phone:  270-745-3627


Dr. Strow's areas of expertise include labor economics, industrial organization, and economics of the family. Her current research focuses on using an economic framework to examine how family structures affect investments in children and the children's subsequent outcomes. She teaches introductory macro and micro economics and economics of poverty and discrimination, as well as introduction to economics for non-business majors.


Ph.D., Economics, Vanderbilt University
M.A., Economics, Vanderbilt University
B.S., Math-Economics, Furman University

Dr. Strow serves as co-advisor of the WKU Economics Club and has chaperoned the club on recent trips to Chicago, St. Louis, and Atlanta. She served as a member of the Citizen's Summit of Bowling Green. Dr. Strow is currently serving on the Women's Studies Curriculum Committee and the Department of Economics Curriculum Committee. In addition, she has judged student papers and served as a discussant for the Kentucky Economics Association meetings. She has also served as a reviewer for the Southern Journal of Economics and the Journal of Applied Economics and Policy.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14