Julie Trivitt joins Heartland Forward from the University of Arkansas where she was a faculty member in both the Economics and Education Reform departments for the past 8 years. She has several academic publications on the economics of education and education finance. She has lived in the Heartland her entire life and is excited to join the team working to advance economic opportunities for the middle of the nation.
She has a PhD and MS in Economics from the University of Arkansas. Her bachelor’s degree is also in Economics and was earned at Missouri State University. She aspires to be an herb gardener, a cruise director, and a librarian.