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Pia Di Girolamo, PhD

Associate Clinical Professor


Headshot of Pia Di Girolamo

Gerri C. LeBow Hall 1034


Professor Di Girolamo received her PhD from Purdue University. She is a forensic economist with testifying experience in federal and state court. She also researches the development of optimal methodologies for teaching and testing online.

Areas of Expertise

  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  • Law and Economics
  • Economic History
  • Forensic Economics
  • Italian Monetary History
  • Economics/Managerial Economics

Selected Works

Presented Research

Digirolamo, Pia, and Hecht, Alan, A Blueprint on How to Maximize Assessment Information and Minimize Cheating in Online Multiple-choice Tests, Drexel University 2018 Conference on Teaching and Learning Assessment: Philadelphia, PA, (Sep 2018):


PhD Economics-Purdue University United States 2004
MS Economics-Purdue University United States 2000
MA Public Administration and Finance-Universita’ Federico Secondo, Facolta’ di Giurisprudenza Italy 1999
BA Economics-Universita’ Federico Secondo, Facolta’ di Economia e Commercio Italy 1998

Professional Experience

Corporate-Invicta Economic Consulting LLC President and Senior Economist Philadelphia PA Apr 2011-Nov 00-1
Corporate-The Center for Forensic Economic Studies Senior Economist Philadelphia PA Sep 2004-Dec 2010


2004 2001 Certificate for Teaching Excellence (Purdue University)
2004 2002 Certificate for Teaching Excellence (Purdue University)
2004 2002 CIBER Dissertation Award (Center for International Business Education and Research )
2004 2002 Certificate for Distinguished Teaching Award (Purdue University)