Bachelor in Economics, College William and Mary, 1984. Master of Arts in Economics, George Mason University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, George Mason University, 1992.
Economist division international prices Bureau Labor Statistics, Washington, 1984-1991, chief section information and analysis, 1991—1994. Assistant professor economics Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia, 1994—1999, associate professor economics, since 1999. Consultant Organization Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1986.
Adjunct assistant professor department economics, Loyola College Maryland, since 1993.
Member American Economics Association, Society Government Economists.
Married Scott Charles Vachris, October 3, 1987.