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Stefania Paredes Fuentes

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Telephone: +44 (0)24 761 50045

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

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Associate Professor
Deputy Director of UG Studies | Director Joint-Degrees Economics

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 Teaching, to be published in 2022.

Stefania is Diversity Champion for the Royal Economic Society. 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.

As Senior Associate and member of the Exec Board of the Economics Network, Stefania works on training and professional development of Economics Educators in Higher Education and she contributes to the GTA/Early Career Lecturers training courses.

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.

At Warwick, she co-facilitates the Anti-Racist Teaching Pedagogy Forum, and the Working Group on "Decolonising Teaching Practices" as part of the Education Committee for the Faculty of Social Sciences. Stefania is Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Fellow of the Warwick International Higher Education Academy (2017 - 2021) and Associate Fellow of the Warwick Institute of Engagement.

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

Recent Work

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

External Roles

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, WIHEA Teaching Recognition and Reward Learning Circle, 24th May 2021

Anti-Racist Pedagogy Teaching Forum, various dates 2020-2021
This is part of the Anti-Racist Pedagogy and Process in HE WIHEA Learning Circle

Economics Network Virtual Symposium. June and September 2020

#EconTEAching chats. Virtual seminars on Economics Education.
Co-organised with CTaLE (UCL).

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

  • 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

Departmental Roles:
  • Deputy Director UG Studies Economics
  • Course Director EPAIS (Chair EPAIS Management Committee)
  • Director Joint Degrees Economics
  • Member UG Management Committee
  • Member Students' Progression Working group
  • Member of Well-being, Equality and Diversity Group

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