Carol  Goldburg

Adjunct Professor and Executive Director, Undergraduate Economics Program



Areas of Expertise



Carnegie Mellon University - Ph D (Political Economy and Economics) - 1994
Carnegie Mellon University - MS (Political Economy and Economics) - 1989
Carnegie Mellon University - MS - 1986
Carnegie Mellon University - BS (Mathematics) - 1984
Institut Catholique de Paris - Other (French Language: Translation and Interpretation) - 1982

Teaching and Research Interests

Political Economy. Applied Game Theory. History of Economic Thought.


Awards and Honors

Greek Life - Outstanding Advisor (2012)
Greek Life - Outstanding Advisor (2011)
Greek Life - Outstanding Advisor (2010)
Greek Life - Outstanding Advisor (2007)

University Service

University Academic Review Board (ARB), Other, University Conduct Board Member , Academic Violations, (2013 - )
University Committee on Discipline (UDC), Other, University Conduct Board Member, Non-Academic Violations, (2013 - )
Study Abroad Advisory Committee, Committee Member, (2010 - )
Men's Varsity Soccer Team, Faculty Advisor, Serve as a "shadow" academic advisor to members of the team. Talk to prospects. Facilitate resolution of academic conflicts., (2009 - )
MAYUR - SASA, Faculty Advisor, Faculty advisor to largest student club on campus. Mayur - The South Asian Student Alliance, Carnegie Mellon's largest South Asian organization, is a highly-active, non-profit organization that sponsors and organizes various social and cultural activities for students. Mayur SASA reaches out not only to the South Asian community, but also strives to promote unity, diversity, and interest in the South Asian culture by reaching out to students of other nations and cultures. Our events our social, cultural, and educational in nature and cater to a variety of interests and motivations and thus attempt to attract all of the student body. , (2008 - )
Dietrich College Counsel, Committee Member, (2006 - 2013)
Bhangra in the Burgh - Grant Selection Committee, Faculty Mentor, One of three faculty members on the BiB Grant Selection Committee. Committee decided which student-run university service learning projects to fund using BiB proceeds, (2012 - 2012)
Dietrich College General Education Committee, Committee Member, (2007 - 2010)
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Public Service

Family Services of Western Pennsylvania, Other, CMU liason with FSWP and advisor to CMU students participating in MoneyThink, Partnered with FSWP to create MoneyThink - CMU chapter., (2012 - 2013)
Family Services of Western Pennsylvania, Guest Speaker, Taught part of the WIBO Curriculum to FSWP Clients. (Workshop in Business Opportunities), (2012 - 2013)
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Guest Speaker, Organized a session on game theory (part of STEM) for 7th-8th grade girls at MLK, Jr. School. Attended the final projects demonstrations., (2012 - 2012)


    2013 Section: A
  • Economics Colloquium (73450)
    2013 Section: A
    2012 Section: A
  • First Year Seminar in Economics (73101)
    2012 Section: A, B
  • Freshman Seminar in Economics (73101)
    2012 Section: A
    2011 Section: A
    2010 Section: A
    2009 Section: A, A
    2008 Section: A, A
    2007 Section: A, A
    2006 Section: A

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Carol Goldburg