Angela Dills

Angela Dills is Professor of Economics and the Gimelstob-Landry Distinguished Professor of Regional Economic Development at Western Carolina University. She received a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University. She previously held faculty positions at Clemson University, Mercer University, Wellesley College, and Providence College.

Angela’s research and passions center on policy questions including questions around ride sharing, school choice, and drug and alcohol policy. Her paper on “Ride-sharing, vehicle crashes, and crime” recently won the annual best paper award for the Southern Economic Journal. Other research has appeared in journals such as Economic Inquiry, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Economics of Education Review. Angela serves on the editorial boards of the Economics of Education Review and the Eastern Economic Journal. She lives in Franklin, NC with her husband and coauthor, Sean Mulholland, and their three children, Julian (11), Porter (8), and Kathryn (4).