Marcellus Andrews earned a BSBA from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania as well as an M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in economics from Yale University.
Andrews has been a full professor and chair of economics at Wellesley College and the first Lilian and Nathan Ackerman Professor of Equality and Justice in America at the School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, City University of New York.
Andrews comments on public affairs and economics in the pages of The Nation and on National Public Radio’s business affairs journal Marketplace.
Andrews is the author of many academic articles published in specialist journals as well as The Political Economy of Hope and Fear: Capitalism and the Black Condition in America (NYU Press, 1999). His current book projects are Economic Policy and the Road to Social Justice (completed manuscript) and Re-imagining American Freedom (in progress).