Margaret J. Morgan-Davie

Margaret J. Morgan-Davie, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics


Margaret Morgan-Davie joined the Utica College faculty part-time in 2001 and full-time in 2010. She received her Ph.D in 1991 and M.A. in Economics in 1985 from Cornell University and her B.A. in Music and German from Oberlin College. She has been teaching in upstate New York since 1989.

Her areas of interest include ecological economics, behavioral economics, political economy of food, and equity issues in economics. She spent nearly 10 years as a co-owner/operator of a small local sustainable pastured meat farm. She has also worked as a tax professional and as finance manager of a local non-profit organization. She has taught part-time at Hamilton College since 2009. Her outside interests include playing violin and fiddle in local ensembles, reading, and outdoor activities.


  • B.A. Oberlin College
  • M.A., Ph.D. Cornell University

Past Research

She has been contributing invited book reviews to the American Library Association magazine Choice since 1992 on books in economics.