Faculty Bio

Diane M. Gibson

Associate Professor

  • Mailing Address
  • Baruch College/CUNY
  • School of Public Affairs
  • One Bernard Baruch Way, Box D-0901
  • New York NY, 10010


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Diane Gibson is an Associate Professor at the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs and Executive Director of the New York Federal Statistical Research Data Center at Baruch College. Her research focuses on the relationship between means-tested social program participation and nutrition and health outcomes, the links between the neighborhood food environment and food purchase decisions, predictors of and policies to enhance adherence to diabetes preventive care recommendations, and the availability of and access to vision-related health care. Her research has been published in journals such as the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, JAMA Ophthalmology, Journal of Nutrition, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Urban Economics, and Preventive Medicine.

Professor Gibson mainly teaches courses in microeconomics and public finance. She was awarded the Baruch College Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Teaching in 2004 and she received a Baruch College Alumni Association Faculty Service Award in 2014.

Professor Gibson earned a B.S. in Economics and International Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.

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