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Dr. Marie Mora, who was named interim provost effective February 15, 2023, serves as MSU Denver’s chief academic officer.
As Provost Ad Interim, Dr. Mora oversees academic activities throughout the university, with direct responsibility for developing, delivering and evaluating academic programs, as well as related policies and procedures. She is also responsible for the promotion, tenure, and retention processes, and other faculty related procedures.
Dr. Mora is also a Professor of Economics at MSU Denver. A labor economist, she has been invited to share her research expertise on the socioeconomic outcomes of Hispanics/Latinos with institutions and agencies across the country, including the White House and the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors. She is also a leader in DEI efforts in economics and STEM for traditionally underrepresented minority groups and women, including through NSF-funded broadening participation projects. Among her numerous recognitions are the 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring from the White House and 2016 Outstanding Support of Hispanic Issues in Higher Education Award from the American Association of Hispanics and Higher Education (AAHHE).
Dr. Mora is a founding member and former President of the American Society of Hispanic Economists, and she currently serves on the AAHHE Board of Directors. She previously served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas San Antonio Branch Board of Directors, Bureau of Labor Statistics Data Users Advisory Committee, and other national boards/committees.
Dr. Mora earned her Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Economics from the University of New Mexico.
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