Dr. LaTanya N. Brown-Robertson, Professor of Economics at Bowie State University earned her Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Ph.D. in economics from Howard University. Dr. Brown-Robertson specializes in urban, housing and applied economics . She has published in various peer-reviewed journals including the American Economic Review, Eastern Economic Association Journal, Review of the Black Political Economy, and Journal of the Community Development Society. Dr. Brown-Robertson has worked on funded grants through the Carnegie and Ford Foundations. She is currently Principal Investigator for Bowie State University’s National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to Infuse Data Science and Analytics into the Undergraduate Curriculum at Bowie State University.
Along with her teaching, research and grants, Dr. Brown-Robertson also serves as Director of the University’s Undergraduate Learning Assistant (ULA) Program and is Co-Chair of the University’s Curriculum Racecourse Committee. She specializes in conducting economic impact and feasibility studies for state governments and national organizations. An example of her work includes a report for the District of Columbia’s Tax Revision Commission entitled: An Analysis of Neighborhoods in the District of Columbia. Her most recent research interest explores answering local economic policy questions through the development of databases that connect Census data to unstructured local administrative data.