Jessica Holmes is a Professor of Economics and the Director of MiddCORE. Under her leadership MiddCORE has expanded to include two MiddCORE Immersion sections in the winter on Middlebury’s campus and four MiddCORE Immersion sections in the summer in Lake Tahoe. Her teaching portfolio includes courses in microeconomics, health economics, the economics of social issues and the economics of sin. She has published several articles in areas such as philanthropy, economic development, health economics, labor economics and pedagogy. Jessica is one of five members appointed by the Governor to serve on Vermont’s Green Mountain Care Board and also serves as an Honorary Consul to Mexico.
Little known fact: Jessica is a former blackjack dealer and pitboss.