Marlene Kim is Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. A labor economist, she specializes in race and gender discrimination and the working poor. She has published widely in journals and books, including editing Race and Economic Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century (Routledge, 2007). She is the recipient of the first Rhonda Williams Prize and serves on the editorial boards of Feminist Economics and the Review of Radical Political Economics. Her current research examines the intersection of race and gender discrimination in the earnings of women of color. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.