Applied Econometrics, Education, Crime, Labor


James Kelly has been an Instructional Assistant Professor at Temple University since Fall 2017 after receiving his PhD from Temple. He is primarily responsible for teaching Principles courses and has been doing so since Fall 2011 when, as a graduate student, he also served as an Adjunct Professor. His research interests include empirical investigations in the fields of education and crime. Born in Philly, James returned to the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection in 2009, after spending 3 years in the Sales industry in Baltimore, MD. 

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  • "Reversing Broken Windows Evidence of Lagged, Multilevel Impacts of Risk Perceptions on Perceptions of Incivility" (with Nathan Link, Joseph R. Pitts, Kelly Waltman-Spreha, and Ralph B. Taylor) Crime and Delinquency 2017, 63(6): 659-682

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics-Honors
  • The American Economy
  • Intermediate Microeconomics