Ms. Sarah Jenyk

Senior Lecturer
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Ms. Sarah Elizabeth Jenyk

Senior Lecturer

Lariccia School of Accounting & Finance

Williamson Hall 3328

phone: (330) 941-1674


I received my Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Sociology from Youngstown State University, and continued at YSU to earn my Master of Arts in Economics. I worked as a research assistant with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and as an economic assistant with the Bureau of Labor Statistics before accepting a full-time teaching position in Economics at Youngstown State University.

Research Interests

Innovative Teaching Methods in Economic Education

Teaching Interests

Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Survey of Economics, Personal Financial Literacy, Income Inequality

  • Education
    • 2007

      MA, Economics

      Youngstown State University

    • 2006

      BA, Economics

      Youngstown State University

    • 2004

      Other, Economics

      University of Leicester

  • Awards and Honors
    • December 2018

      Journal of Economics Teaching

      Best Paper Award

      In 2018, I received the Best Paper Award for my publication in the Journal of Economics Teaching.

    • May 2018

      Association of Private Enterprise Education

      Young Scholar Award

      In 2018, I received the Young Scholar Award from the Association of Private Enterprise Education.

  • Past History
    • 2011

      Youngstown State University

      Senior Lecturer

    • 2009

      Youngstown State University

      Adjunct Instructor

    • 2009

      Bureau of Labor Statistics

      Economic Assistant

    • 2007

      Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

      Research Assistant

  • Intellectual Contributions
    • 2018

      "Guns, Butter, and Dr. Seuss: Using Political Cartoons to Teach the PPC"

      Journal of Economics Teaching

  • Professional Service
    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Textbook
      Norton Publishing

    • Unknown

      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Economics Teaching

  • Public Service
    • 2015 - 2020

      Ursuline Sisters Mission Nun Run

    • 2013 - 2018

      YSU History Day

    • 2011 - 2019

      Project Connect