Dr. Kunz teaches courses on public financial management, public budgeting, economic fiscal policy and advocacy, and civil disobedience. Her research interests include public finance and fiscal policy, political economy, and financial markets regulation. In addition, Dr. Kunz has over 25 years of professional experience in the financial markets industry. She began her career in the municipal bond market before starting one of the first female-owned consulting firms in the industry. Her clients included institutional investors and traders, and boutique, regional and multinational firms. Dr. Kunz serves on the board of directors for the American Association of Budget and Program Analysts (www.aabpa.org), Public Financial Publications (PFP), and the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy (wvpolicy.org).
WVU Foundation Outstanding Teaching Award 2016 & Eberly College of Arts & Science Outstanding Teacher 2015