Maria Joana Girante

Clinical Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801

Biography

Joana Girante is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Arizona State University, where she also serves as the Online Course Coordinator. Formerly, she was on the faculty at the University of Minho (Portugal). Joana received her Ph.D. in Economics from North Carolina State University. She currently teaches between 500 and 1,000 economics students per semester in a mixture of in-person, online, and hybrid courses. She sees economics everywhere and is passionate about teaching her students how to use economics to interpret the world around them and make better-informed decisions. Her research focuses on evaluating the effectiveness of novel teaching methods. Joana joined ASU in 2014. 

Education

  • Ph.D. Economics, North Carolina State University 2008
  • Master's Degree International Trade, University of Minho, Portugal 2001
  • B.A. International Relations, University of Minho, Portugal 1997 

Research Interests

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. International Trade. Agricultural Economics. 

 

Publications

Research Activity

Designing for Student Success: Adaptive and Active Learning in Large-Enrollment Economics Courses (with Stefan Rudiger, Dale Johnson, Laura DePue, and Peter van Leusen), Institute for the Science of Teaching & Learning, 2018.

Short Introductory Video Announcements, ASU Teach Online, 2015.

 

Courses

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles

Professional Associations

<p><a href="https://www.journalofeconomicsteaching.org/">Journal of Economics Teaching</a>, Advisory Board.</p>

Work History

<p><strong>Academic Positions Held</strong></p> <p>Clinical Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, August 2014 - present</p> <p>Instructor, Arizona State University, January - August 2014</p> <p>Assistant Professor, University of Minho (Portugal), 2008 - 2013</p> <p>Teaching Assistant, University of Minho (Portugal), 1997 - 2008</p>