Angela Dills, Ph.D., EdChoice Fellow

Distinguished Professor, Western Carolina University

Angela Dills is a professor of economics and the Gimelstob-Landry Distinguished Professor of Regional Economic Development at Western Carolina University. She received a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Boston University. She previously held faculty positions at Clemson University, Mercer University, Wellesley College and Providence College. 

Her research and passions center on policy questions including questions around school choice and education policy. Her work on school choice considers magnet schools, Tiebout Choice, homeschooling, Catholic schools, vouchers and charter schools. This work has been published in Education Finance and Policy, Economic Inquiry, Economic Letters, Peabody Journal of Education, and the Economics of Education Review where she serves on the editorial board. Dills lives in Franklin, North Carolina, with her husband and coauthor, Sean Mulholland, and their three children, Julian, Porter, and Kathryn.