Uctum weighs in on the challenges facing Janet Yellen.

Merih Uctum is a professor of economics and the interim associate dean of the Murray Koppelman School of Business at Brooklyn College. Having taught many classes at the undergraduate level on global economies, macroeconomics, and money and banking, and at the doctoral level on international macroeconomics and finance, macroeconomics, and econometrics, Uctum shares her insights on the challenges facing newly appointed Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen. Yellen was sworn in on January 26, becoming the first woman to serve in the role.