Dr Chamblin obtained her B.B.A. from Marshall University and her M.S. and D.A. from Illinois State University. Dr. Chamblin’s research interest is economics education, specifically in using a variety of pedagogies to teach the principles of economics courses. She has published several articles in a variety of teaching and education journals. Additionally, Dr. Chamblin has made numerous presentations on topics related to her research at state, regional and national levels. She has been actively involved in honors organizations, serving as President of the Upper Midwest Honors Council and Executive Secretary/Treasurer of the Honors Council of the Illinois Region. She has co-edited and written pieces for "A Monograph on Teaching and Learning in Honors, " a publication of the National Collegiate Honors Council. Her hobbies include scuba diving, biking, camping and traveling to interesting places like Australia and Great Britain.