Nina Banks is Associate Professor of Economics at Bucknell University. She is working on a biography of the life of Sadie Alexander as well as an edited volume of her speeches and writings (Yale University Press).
Dr. Banks serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association for Feminist Economists (IAFFE) and the National Economic Association (NEA) and the editorial board of Feminist Economics. She organized the first joint annual Freedom and Justice conference of the National Economic Association (NEA) and the American Society for Hispanic Economists (ASHE). She received her doctorate in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Professor Banks is the coauthor (with Cecilia Conrad and Rhonda Sharpe) of Black Women in the U.S. Economy: the Hardest Working Woman, Routledge (forthcoming). She is currently working on a manuscript titled, Gender, Race, and Environmental Activism: Women of Color Working for Tomorrow.