Jean Horney (Ph.D., Duke University) joined the Furman economics faculty in 1979. Professor Horney's teaching interests include microeconomic theory, labor economics, research and statistical methods, and the economics of gender. She has also been active in the leadership and governance of the interdisciplinary Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies minor. A respected scholar, Professor Horney's article on "Nash-Bargained Household Decisions" is seminal to the field. Her more recent research has focused on the employed job search behavior of young women. In fall 2012, she served as the chair of the Economics Department.