Dr. Anne Alexander of Laramie, Wyoming, is Associate Vice Provost of Academic Affairs for Undergraduate Education at the University of Wyoming. She earned her Ph.D. in Economics at UW and her Master's and BBA in Economics from New Mexico State University. Her research and teaching focus on the history of American capitalism, international economics, and health economics. She regularly speaks to statewide audiences and state and national media about the Wyoming, US, and global economies. She produces an annual economic and statewide engagement report on the impacts of the university on the state, and she has authored several publications on the political and economic impacts of transboundary pandemics and the productivity effects of various diseases. She previously served as Director of International Programs and Associate Dean of Outreach at UW. She has also served as a resource economist in the U.S. Department of State, Assistant Dean of the UW College of Business, and director of UW's Health Economics Policy Center. She is a 2013 alumna of Leadership Wyoming.