School of Public Policy Welcomes New Chair

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School of Public Policy Welcomes New Chair

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  • Kay Husbands Fealing Kay Husbands Fealing
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Kaye Husbands Fealing has been selected from a national pool of distinctive candidates to be the next Chair of the School of Public Policy. She will join the college on July 1, 2014.

Husbands Fealing is an economist who comes to Georgia Tech from the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota . Over the course of her career, she has built an outstanding record of accomplishments in scholarship and education, as well as in national and international leadership and service. Her areas of expertise include: international trade policy; science, technology, and innovation policy in specific contexts; knowledge generation and the development of networks; etc. She has developed models to measure science innovation and to measure the impacts of market forces and policy on the access of women and minorities to employment and careers in STEM areas. Husbands Fealing has held named professorships at two institutions and served as President of the National Economic Association. 

She developed the National Science Foundation's Science of Science and Innovation Policy program and co-chaired the Science of Science Policy Interagency Task Group. At NSF, she also served as an economics program director. Husbands Fealing was a visiting scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Technology Policy and Industrial Development, where she conducted research on NAFTA's impact on the Mexican and Canadian automotive industries, and research on strategic alliances between aircraft contractors and their subcontractors.

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