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Ellen E Meade CV

Research Professor of Economics
228C Social Sciences Bldg, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
419 Chapel Drive, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708


Ellen Meade joined the Economics Department at Duke as a Research Professor in July 2022. Previously, she spent 25 years at the Federal Reserve Board and 12 years in academia. Before leaving the Fed, she was a Special Adviser to the Fed Board of Governors and Vice Chair Richard Clarida as well as Senior Adviser in the Division of Monetary Affairs. From 2011-2021, she worked primarily on monetary policy and communications; she played a key role in the Federal Reserve’s new framework for monetary policy and the Fed Listens initiative in 2019 and 2020. From late 2021 until joining Duke, she advised private-sector financial institutions on the economic and policy outlook.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Research Professor of Economics · 2022 - Present Economics, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

Princeton University · 1988 Ph.D.
Duke University · 1979 B.A.