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Julia Burton -- 3rd year
A native from Bethesda, MD, Julia received her bachelor's in mathematics and economics from St. Mary's College of Maryland. After working for two years in Washington, DC, she joined the Ph.D. program at NC State. Now in her third year of study, she intends to focus on agricultural economics. In particular, her interests include crop insurance, climate change and food security.
Jonathan Eyer -- 4th year
Jonathan is a graduate of Arizona State University where he studied economics and mathematics. He immediately entered into the Ph.D. program at NC State. He is in his fourth year of study and writing a dissertation focused on the effects of weather on energy markets.