Public Policy

Judith Scott-Clayton

Ph.D. in Public Policy, 2009.
Associate Professor of Economics and Education, Columbia University Teachers College.


Judith Scott-Clayton is a 2010 recipient of The Spencer Foundation's Exemplary Dissertation Award for her dissertation, "Understanding America’s...

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Ariel Dora Stern

Ph.D. in Public Policy, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School.

Adam Thomas

Ph.D. in Public Policy, 2007.
Associate Teaching Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University.


From 2007 to 2011, Adam Thomas was the Research Director for the Brookings Institution’s Center on Children and Families, which is housed in the Institution’s Economic Studies program. While at Brookings, Thomas led the effort to develop FamilyScape, an agent-based simulation model of family formation. 

Clara Zverina

Ph.D. in Public Policy, 2014.
NBER Postdoctoral Fellow in Disability Research (Stockholm)
Senior Associate, Altor Funds.