Dr. Barthel joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business in 2016. She received her undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim, Germany, in 2008, an M.A. in Economics from the University of Kansas in 2010, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Kansas in 2014.
Teaching and Related Service
Dr. Barthel teaches courses in the areas of business analytics, quantitative methods, and microeconomics.
Research and Creative Activity
Dr. Barthel’s research interests include optimal decision making, game theory, and industrial organization. She is also interested in testing these theoretical predictions experimentally.
Dr. Barthel grew up in a small mountain town in Germany and often returns to visit family and friends over summer breaks. In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, or reading a good book.