Jane Cooley Fruehwirth is an Associate Professor in economics at the University of North Carolina. Prior to this, she was a Reader (associate professor) at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Christ's College. She also spent several years as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin. Her research interests include social economics, economics of education and more recently religiosity and mental health.
Fruehwirth received a B.A. wih High Honors, Magna Cum Laude from The College of William and Mary in 2000, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University in 2006.