Dr. Merriman’s research focuses on workforce issues, human capital and related real estate trends. Topics currently under study include remote work, gig work, skilled freelancers, how communities and cities like Miami attract talent that can work from anywhere, and how finding community resonance bolsters self-actualizing creativity.
Dr. Merriman is a widely published scholar and recognized authority by sources such as the Wall Street Journal and The Conference Board. She formerly served on the faculty of Penn State University, Manhattan College and Wichita State University. She is an expert in digital education and has extensive involvement in the real estate industry.