Dr. Sangeeta Bishop is the Chairperson of the Department of Social Sciences, Human Services & Criminal Justice at BMCC/CUNY. She is an Associate Professor of Economics. Her areas of expertise are econometrics and applied microeconomics. She has a Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Dr. Bishop’s dissertation was awarded the Young Economist Essay Award by European Association for Research in Industrial Economics. She has over 20 years of teaching experience and involvement with student advisement and curriculum review. She is interested in collaborative learning and has managed a grant exploring the role of arts and humanities on BMCC students. She is one of the steering committee members for BMCC’s Strategic Plan, member of BMCC’s Middle States Steering Committee and co-chair of Standard II: Ethics and Integrity for Middle States Standards Working Groups. She has also served as the chair of BMCC’s Academic Senate.