Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé is a professor of economics in the Department of Economics at Columbia University. She is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London. She is a native of Germany and received her doctorate in economics in 1994 from the University of Chicago. Before joining Columbia in 2008, she taught at Duke University, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and was a staff economist in the Division of Monetary Affairs at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington. She has held visiting research positions at the European Central Bank, Goethe University in Frankfurt, and Princeton University. Her research has focused on the theory of monetary and fiscal policy and on international macroeconomics. It has been published in academic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, and Econometrica and has been supported by the National Science Foundation. Her work has been honored with the Bernácer Prize, which is awarded annually to a European economist under the age of 40, who has made outstanding contributions in the fields of macroeconomics and finance. Currently, she has two textbook manuscripts in preparation for publication with Princeton University Press, the undergraduate text ``International Macroeconomics,'' (with Martin Uribe and Mike Woodford) and the second-year Ph.D. text ``Open Economy Macroeconomics'' (with Martin Uribe).