Mina Baliamoune-Lutz is Professor and Kip Fellow of Economics in the Coggin College of Business. She holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Economics from Northeastern University. She has been at UNF since fall 2000, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in macroeconomics, international trade, the global economy, economic policy, and the Study-Abroad course on the Political Economy of Development in Brazil. Her empirical work on the effect of policy and institutional reforms in Africa has received significant recognition internationally. She is a regular contributor to research themes debated at the United Nations World Institute of Development Economics in Helsinki, the United Nations Economic Conference on Africa, the African Development Bank and the European Report on Development.
Mina is recipient of the UNF Outstanding Scholarship Award in 2009. Her service contribution includes chairing the Research Committee and the N&E Committee, and membership in several other Faculty Association and University committees. She is associate editor of the Journal of African Development (sponsored by NYU), Information Technology for Development, and the Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences. She is also a member of the editorial board of Feminist Economics and the board of Directors of the Eastern Economic Association. Mina served as Vice-president of the African Finance and Economics Association in 2005-2007.