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Andrew Leigh

Andrew Leigh

PhD in Public Policy, 2004.
Member of Parliament, Australia.
Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Competition.


Professor of Economics, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, 2004-2010.

Randomistas, by Andrew LeighAndrew Leigh's latest  book, Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Are Changing Our World, has been published by Yale University Press (2018).

Author of The Luck of Politics, Black Inc. Publishing (2015).

Author of The Economics of Just About Everything, Allen & Unwin (2014).

Author of  Battlers and Billionaires: The Story of Inequality in Australia, Black Inc. Publishing (2013).

Andrew Leigh's first book, Disconnected, has been published by the University of New South Wales Press (2010).

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Early Career Award, 2006.   

 Battlers and Billionaires, by Andrew Leigh   Battlers and Billionaires, by Andrew Leigh Disconnected, by Andrew Leigh

Adam Looney

Adam Looney

PhD in Economics, 2004.
Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and Director of the Center on Regulation and Markets, The Brookings Institution.


Visiting Faculty, Department of Economics, Brown University, 2017.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis, U.S. Treasury, 2014-2017.
Senior Fellow in Economics, The Brookings Institution, 2010-2013.
Policy Director, The Hamilton Project, 2010-2013.
Senior Economist, Council of Economic Advisers, 2009-2010.
Economist, U.S. Federal Reserve Board, 2004-2010.
 

Gesemia Nelson

Gesemia Nelson

PhD in Sociology, 2004.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Jonah Rockoff

Jonah Rockoff

PhD in Economics, 2004.
Professor of Economics, Columbia Business School.


George S. Eccles Research Award in Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School, 2016.

Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, Columbia Business School, 2015.

Gavin A. Samms

Gavin A. Samms

PhD in Public Policy, 2004.
Founder and Head of Schools, Genesis Innovation Academy, Atlanta.


From 2010-2014 Gavin Samms served as Principal, Superintendent, and CEO of Fulton Leadership Academy, an all-boys charter school in South Fulton.

Rachel Deyette Werkema

PhD in Political Economy and Government, 2004.
Visiting Lecturer in Economics, Wellesley College.


Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Thad Williamson

Thad Williamson

PhD in Political Science, 2004.
Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law, University of Richmond.


A recognized community leader on poverty reduction efforts in Richmond, Thad Williamson served as the first director of the city's Office of Community Wealth Building while on leave from the University during the 2014-16 academic years. 

Recipient of the Jepson Servant Leader Award from the Class of 2019 for his work to effect change in Richmond, Virginia, 2019.

Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship

Thad Williamson's book, Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life, has been published by Oxford University Press (2010).

Winner of the American Political Science Association's Harold D. Lasswell Award for the best dissertation in the field of public policy, 2005.

Dan Zuberi

Daniyal Zuberi

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, 2004.
Royal Bank Chair and Professor of Social Policy, University of Toronto.


(Re)Generating Inclusive Cities, by Dan ZuberiDan Zuberi's fourth book, co-authored with Ariel Judith Taylor, (Re) Generating Inclusive Cities: Poverty and Planning in Urban North America, has been published by Routledge (2018).

Dan Zuberi's third book, Schooling the Next Generation: Creating Success in Urban Elementary Schools, has been published by University of Toronto Press (2015).Schooling the Next Generation

Dan Zuberi has been elected a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, 2015.

Dan Zuberi's second book, Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients, has Cleaning Upbeen published by Cornell University Press (2013).

William Lyon Mackenzie King Research Fellow, Harvard University, 2011-2012.

Dan Zuberi's first book, Differences That Matter: Social Policy and the Working Poor in the United States and Canada, has been published by Cornell University Press (2006). 

Winner of the Michael Harrington Book Award given by the New Political Science Section of the American Political Science Association, 2007.

Differences that MatterFinalist for the Hubert Evans Non-fiction Prize, awarded annually for the best non-fiction book by a resident of British Columbia. 

Honorable Mention, Gustavus Myers Award.

Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Title.