Maria Zhu

Assistant Professor, Economics

Maria Zhu

Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9043
Office Hours:
MoWe 8:30-9:30

Staff Support
Emily Minnoe
(315) 443-3114

Curriculum Vitae
Maria Zhu CV

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., Duke University, 2019 


Labor economics, economics of education

Personal Website


Spring 2022

ECN 310.002 Economics of Education, MoWe 2:15-3:35, HL 202
ECN 752.001 Labor Economics II, MoWe 3:45-5:05, Eggers 113


Maria Zhu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Policy Research. Her research interests include labor economics and the economics of education. She has worked on projects looking at affirmative action, social networks in the labor market, and instructor quality in higher education. Prior to completing her Ph.D., she studied mathematics and economics at Pomona College. Maria received her Ph.D. in economics from Duke University in 2019.

Research Interests

Labor Economics
Economics of Education