Laura Wolff is an instructor in the Department of Economics and Finance at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, an AACSB accredited business school in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. She teaches international economics and has developed and led numerous study abroad courses in Mexico, Costa Rica, Hong Kong and China. She has presented at several conferences and has been published in the area of course design and assessment of study abroad.
She has also authored supplements for both international economics and principles of microeconomics text books. She has set up international service projects for both her university and for private volunteer groups in several countries and has taken more than 70 groups to complete various hands-on development projects in many places in the world over the last 15 years. (She’s trying to save the world on a budget). She is building a consulting business in the pet industry, particularly working with a pet treat manufacturer to develop domestic and foreign distribution markets, and has enjoyed doing the trade show cycle over the last two years.