Sangeeta Bishop

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Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice


Office: N-651F

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Phone: +1 (212) 220-1229

Dr. Sangeeta Bishop (she, her, hers) is a Professor of Economics at BMCC/CUNY. Her areas of expertise are econometrics and applied microeconomics. Since Fall 2014 she has served as Chairperson for the Department of Social Sciences, Human Services & Criminal Justice, which is one of the largest departments at the BMCC with 75 full time faculty and around 100 adjuncts. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University, and her dissertation was awarded the Young Economist Essay Award by the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics. Her Ph.D. research was a data-intensive econometrics project based on the deregulation of the German transportation system.

Dr. Bishop consider herself to be a social science scholar interested in, and committed to, interdisciplinary research. She is currently lead investigator and grant administrator for 2 national grants – one from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and another from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

She has over 20 years of teaching experience and involvement with student success, faculty development, and curriculum review. She has also served in an advisory capacity on doctoral dissertation committees. Dr. Bishop has served as a steering committee member for BMCC’s strategic plans, member of BMCC’s Middle States Steering Committee and co-chair of Standard II: Ethics and Integrity for Middle States Standards Working Groups. She has also served as chair of BMCC’s Academic Senate for 3 years.

Dr. Bishop is currently University Assistant Dean and Leadership Fellow at Office of Faculty Affairs, CUNY for the academic year 2023-2024.


Industrial Organization, Feminist Economics, Economic History, Applied Microeconomics


Courses Taught

ECO 201 (Macroeconomics)
ECO 202 (Microeconomics)

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