Zarrina Juraqulova is an associate professor of economics at Denison University. As an applied economist, her research primarily includes analysis of gender issues in the U.S. academic labor market, the study of family planning services, women empowerment, health care services, and childcare issues in regions of Central Asia and Russia.

Juraqulova has been a recipient of prestigious scholarships and fellowships for professional development and research. She teaches courses in health economics, gender and globalization, and introductory econometrics.

She earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Washington State University in 2015 and an undergraduate degree from the Technological University of Tajikistan. Before getting a doctoral degree in economics, Juraqulova worked as a program specialist and consultant for international organizations such as the United Nations Development Program, Winrock International, and the World Bank in Tajikistan.

Zarrina Juraqulova became a Research Affiliate in October 2017.