Public Policy

Judith Scott-Clayton

Judith Scott-Clayton

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


Featured Innovator, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2018.

AERA Educational Policy & Politics Early Career Award, 2016.

National Assn. of Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Golden Quill Award, 2016.

Spencer Foundation Exemplary Dissertation Award, 2010.

Ariel Dora Stern

Ariel Dora Stern

PhD in Public Policy, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Hellman Faculty Fellow, Harvard Business School.


Named a Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellow, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2018.

Named a Hellman Faculty Fellow, Harvard Business School, 2017.

Adam Thomas

Adam Thomas

PhD 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

Clara Zverina

PhD in Public Policy, 2014.
Director, Altor Equity Partners AB.


NBER Postdoctoral Fellow in Disability Research, 2014-2015.