Dr. Mary C. King

Dr. Mary C. King is a labor economist, a Professor in the Economics Department at Portland State University, as well as affiliated faculty in PSU’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Dr. King’s research is focused on the dynamics of sex and ethnicity in the economy; current research projects focus on (1) Mexican migration to the U.S. and (2) the social aspect of sustainability. King received her undergraduate degree in economics from Stanford University in 1979, was elected a Rhodes Scholar in 1980 and earned her PhD in economics from UC Berkeley in 1991. She lives with her family in Portland, Oregon.