Courtney Coile is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor and Chair of Economics at Wellesley College. She is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), where she serves as co-director of the NBER Retirement and Disability Research Center. Professor Coile is a member of the Committee on Population at the National Academy of Sciences. Her research focuses on the economics of aging and health, with particular interests in retirement decisions and public programs used by older and disabled populations. Dr. Coile received her PhD in economics from MIT and AB from Harvard University.