Julie L. Hotchkiss is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She received her B.A. degree from Willamette University in 1985, and her Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University in 1989. Hotchkiss has published numerous articles on a variety of topics, including the relationship among state unemployment rates, wage differentials in Jamaica, labor supply behavior and welfare of two- earner families, the impact of unemployment insurance programs on individual job search behavior, and wage determination of part-time workers. She is also co-author of one of the leading Labor Economics textbooks. It is with great enthusiasm that she brings her varied skills and experience to the important subject of workers with disabilities. In addition to her professional activities, she counts among her greatest accomplishments her marriage of 15 years and her two terrific children.