Faculty Director

Dan Black is Deputy Dean and Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy. He also serves as a senior fellow at the National Opinion Research Center. Black is the project director for the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Labor Economics, Labour Economics, and Journal of Urban Economics. His research focuses on labor economics and applied econometrics. More Information.

Faculty Highlights

Anjali Adukia is an Assistant Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy. Her research is focused on understanding factors that influence educational decisions and the potential role for institutions, such as government agencies and nonprofit organizations, to improve child outcomes, particularly at the intersection of education and health. More Information.

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John Burrows is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science and Organizations and Strategy. He has been at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business since 2009. He currently teaches two Booth MBA classes: Strategic Leadership (39002) and Strategies & Processes of Negotiation (38103).Before moving into academia, Burrows was a partner with the management consulting firm Accenture. More Information.

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René Bautista is a Senior Methodologist in the Statistics and Methodology department at NORC-University of Chicago. His research focuses on nonresponse, measurement error, interviewer effects, mixed modes, and data collection methods. More Information.

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Thomas Coleman is the Executive Director of the Center for Economic Policy Research at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, focused on teaching students about financial markets. From 2012 to 2014, Coleman was Executive Director and Senior Advisor at the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago. More Information.

Marc Farinella is the Executive Director of The Project on Political Reform at the Harris School of Public Policy. Additionally, he serves as Executive Director of Harris’ Center for Survey Methodology. He served as Chief of Staff for the Governor of Missouri from 1993 to 1996 and as North Carolina State Director for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. More Information.

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Brett Goldstein is the Senior Fellow in Urban Science at the Harris School of Public Policy. Prior to joining Harris, Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed Goldstein to be the first municipal chief data officer in 2011. In this role, he led successful efforts to use data to improve the way city government serves its residents and established one of the largest open data programs in the country. More Information.

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Austin Wright is an Assistant Professor of public policy at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. He is a faculty affiliate of The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts, the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project, and non-resident fellow of the Liechtenstein Institute. His research leverages microlevel data to study the political economy of conflict and crime in Afghanistan, Colombia, Indonesia, and Iraq. More Information.

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