Emilia J. Suggs

Manager of Grants and Financial Analyst at TDOE

Emilia is currently the Manager of Grants and Financial Analyst at the Tennessee Department of Education.  Prior to joining TDOE she was an Assistant Professor of Economics at King University in Bristol, TN.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Economics at Middle Tennessee State University, minoring in Philosophy and Applied Mathematics.  She earned her M.A. in Economics while studying at MTSU in 2019.  In 2021, she received her Ph.D. in Economics.  Emilia’s research interests include social choice, election design, and constitutional political economy.  Her academic research uses statistical and experimental methods to analyze how people, businesses, and governments interact in collective decision making.