Shatakshee Dhongde is an Assistant Professor of Economics and a Provost Teaching-Learning Fellow at Georgia Tech. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside. She is also a research affiliate with the Institute of Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her research has focused on studying the impact of globalization on economic growth, measuring poverty and multidimensional deprivation, and analyzing convergence in income inequality. She was awarded the Nancy and Richard Ruggles Prize for young researchers. Her work has been published in leading economics journals, including the Journal of Economic Inequality, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, the Review of Income and Wealth and World Development. Her research on measuring deprivation in the U.S. has been highlighted in national media, including NPR. She is the recipient of multiple teaching awards including the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award (2015) and the CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2013) at Georgia Tech.