Member of the Faculty Since: 2005
Ph.D., Clemson University (South Carolina), 1999 (Economics)
M.A., Clemson University (South Carolina), 1993 (Economics)
Ph.D., University of Zurich (Switzerland), 1984 (Geography)
B.A., University of Ankara (Turkey), 1978 (Geography)
As a geographer, Dr. Evrensel’s courses, research, and publications were on three main areas: Economic Development, International Migration (especially the cultural and integration-related aspects of International Migration), and the European Union.
Prior to joining the SIUE faculty, Dr. Evrensel taught a wide variety of Economics courses at Ball State University, University of California San Diego, and Portland State University. In addition to lower-level undergraduate courses, such as Introduction to Macroeconomics and Introduction to Microeconomics, she taught upper-level undergraduate electives, such as Econometrics, International Finance, International Trade, and Economics of Population Growth.
Her research interests focus on International Finance, Open-Economy Macroeconomics, Culture and Institutional Economics, and International Relations. She has published in Journal of International Money and Finance, Economic Systems, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Eurasian Geography and Economics, Comparative Economic Studies, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, Journal of Economic Policy Reform, Journal of International Trade Law and Policy, Applied Economics Letters, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money.
Her book International Finance for Dummies (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) was published in April 2013.