Avi J. Cohen is Professor of Economics at York University and at the University of Toronto. He has a PhD from Stanford University; is a Life Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge; and is past Co-Chair of the Canadian Economics Association Education Committee.
Professor Cohen is past President of the History of Economics Society, a former Senior Research Fellow at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University, and has research interests in the history of economics, economic history, and economic education. He has published in Journal of Economic Perspectives, Journal of Economic Education, History of Political Economy, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic History, and Explorations in Economic History, among other journals and books.
Professor Cohen is the winner of numerous teaching awards, including Canada’s most prestigious national award for educational leadership, the 3M Teaching Fellowship.