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Stefania Paredes Fuentes

Curriculum Vitae  
Contact details

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Pronouns: she/her/hers

Telephone: +44 (0)24 761 50045

Email: S dot Paredes-Fuentes at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S2.121

Personal website: www.stefania-paredes.euLink opens in a new window

Advice and feedback hours:
Wednesdays 10:00 - 12:00 (online or in person) Book a slot hereLink opens in a new window

Associate Professor | Deputy Director UG Studies Economics
Deputy Chair Faculty Social Sciences Education Committee

Stefania is currently working in various research projects on Economic Education including how students engage with resources and how these resources contribute to their performance in assessments. She is also editor for "Teaching Macroeconomics: A Modern and Inclusive Approach" as part of the Elgar Guides to TeachingLink opens in a new window, to be published in 2023.

In January 2022, Stefania was appointed as an advisor to review the QAA Economics Subject Benchmark Statement, which defines the academic standards for Economics graduates and describe the nature of the subject.

Stefania is Diversity Champion for the Royal Economic SocietyLink opens in a new window. In this role, Stefania will help to embed diversity into the RES decision-making process and promote diversity across all the Society's activities. Stefania is a member of the Executive Committee and a trustee of the RES.

Her current research looks at how to create more inclusive teaching environments at university. The most recent project aims to understand whether the changes in assessments introduced after COVID19 can help us to engage with more inclusive pedagogical practices. Other projects look at how students engage with different teaching resources and how this engagement affects their attainment, and how assessment design affects awarding gaps among different demographic groups. She gives regular talks on these topics, you can find the more recent talks here.Link opens in a new window

Since 2020, she co-organises the #EconTEAching chatsLink opens in a new window, a series of seminars on Economics Education with the Centre for Teaching and Learning EconomicsLink opens in a new window at UCL.

At Warwick, she co-facilitates the Anti-Racist Teaching Pedagogy Forum and chairs the sub-group on "Decolonising Social Sciences" as part of the Faculty of Social Sciences' Education Committee.

Stefania is SFHEALink opens in a new window, CTaLE Associate, Senior Associate and Exec member of the Economics NetworkLink opens in a new window, Alumna Fellow WIHEA and Associate Fellow of the Warwick Institute of EngagementLink opens in a new window.

Research Interests
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Institutional Economics
  • Education Economics
  • Diversity in Economics
  • Latin America

Recent Work

(see my recent work and my recent talks)
(see my work on Diversity & Inclusion in Economics)

Grants and Prizes
  • Highly Commended for the work on "Women in Economics: A Student Workshop" November 2022
  • IATL Grant "Decolonising Social Sciences" ~£8,000 June 2022
  • Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence, 2021
  • RES Covid Support Fund "Using videos in Economic Teaching: An Experimental Approach" (joint with Stefania Sitzia), ~£10,000 September 2021
  • RES Special Grant "Women in Economics: Students' Workshop", ~£5,000 - March 2019
  • Warwick Innovation Fund, ~£3,000 August 2019

Organised Events

Workshop "Exploring a PhD in Economics". A collaboration between the Royal Economic Society and The Black Economists Network, June 2021.

Workshop on Everyday Excellence in an Extraordinary Year,Link opens in a new window WIHEA Teaching Recognition and Reward Learning Circle, 24th May 2021

Anti-Racist Pedagogy Teaching ForumLink opens in a new window, various dates 2020-2021
This is part of the Anti-Racist Pedagogy and Process in HE WIHEA Learning CircleLink opens in a new window

Economics Network Virtual Symposium. June and September 2020

#EconTEAching chatsLink opens in a new window. Virtual seminars on Economics Education.
Co-organised with CTaLE (UCL).

"Women in Economics: Students' Workshop"Link opens in a new window. January 2020 (sponsored by the RES and Warwick Innovation Fund

External Roles


On Study Leave in 2022/23, only teaching Term 2 EC108 (Weeks 1-5)

  • EC108 Macroeconomics I (Module leader)
  • EC230 Economics of Money and Banking (Module leader)
  • EC339 Applied Macroeconomics (Module leader)
  • EC331 Research in Applied Economics (Project Supervisor)
  • MSc Dissertation supervision

University Roles