Faculty and Staff

Cameron A. Shelton Director of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy, is the McMahon Family Associate Professor of Political Economy and George Roberts Fellow at CMC where he teaches courses in macroeconomics and political economy.

Professor Shelton’s research addresses whether and how the institutions that structure political competition affect macroeconomic policy and outcomes. His research, often with students, has been published and cited in highly regarded journals in both political science and economics. His research assistants and thesis advisees have gone on to doctoral work in political science and economics at Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, and other prestigious programs.

Kelly Spetnagel, Program Coordinator, has worked at the Institute since 2008.