Judy Klein is a Professor of Economics and the Associate Director of Institutional Research at Mary Baldwin College. Since 1982, she has been teaching a variety of courses at Mary Baldwin, including Social Science Statistics, Advanced Data Analysis, Women and Economics, Economics Senior Seminar, and Global Honors Scholars colloquia on the Economics, Science and Literature of Seasonal Rhythms, and Food, Population, and Technology.
Professor Klein is the author of Statistical Visions in Time: A History of Time Series Analysis 1662-1938, published by Cambridge University Press, a co-editor of The Age of Economic Measurement, published by Duke University Press and a co-author of The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality (in preparation). She has been a research fellow/visiting scholar at the National Humanities Center, the École des hautes études en sciences sociales, the École normale supérieure de Cachan, and the Max-Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. Aided by grants from the National Science Foundation and the Institute of New Economic Thinking, she is currently completing a book on how US military needs during World War II and the Cold War steered applied mathematicians to an economic way of thinking about scarce resources, including limited computational resources, and how economists incorporated the resultant modeling strategies.