2017-2018 Excellence In Teaching Award

Brendan Cushing-Daniels, Professor of Economics

Dr. Cushing-Daniels research focuses on welfare expenditures and Social Security. Past projects include studies on welfare use and migration within the United States, the generosity of Social Security by race and ethnicity, and the adequacy of Social Security benefits in retirement. His current research interests also include criminal recidivism and the long-term effects of having received welfare benefits as a child. Dr. Cushing-Daniels teaches microeconomics and finance.