Stephanie Kelton

Associate Professor and Economics Department Chair
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Stephanie Kelton (nee Bell) is an Associate Professor and Economics Department Chair at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Research Scholar at both the UMKC Center for Full Employment and Price Stability, and the Levy Economics Institute in New York. She earned a B.S. in Business Administration (Finance concentration) and a B.A. in Economics, both from California State University, Sacramento, an M.Phil. in Economics from Cambridge University, UK, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the New School for Social Research in New York City. 

Dr. Kelton is considered an expert in the areas of public finance, financial accounting and international finance. In 2011, she was invited to serve on a panel of experts to help Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) draft legislation to reform the Federal Reserve alongside Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz, Jeffrey Sachs, Robert Reich, James K. Galbraith, Dean Baker, and Robert Johnson.

Dr. Kelton has published dozens of articles in professional journals including the Journal of Economic Issues, the Cambridge Journal of Economics, the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, the International Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Social Economy, and Challenge Magazine. She is listed in Who's Who in the World and was the recipient of a Rotary International Scholarship to study in Cambridge, England. Her book (edited with Edward J. Nell), The State, The Market, and the Euro: Metallism versus Chartalism in the Theory of Money, is available through Edward Elgar Press. 

Dr. Kelton is an active blogger at New Economic Perspectives, which she created and currently edits, and can also be followed on Twitter.