Katherine Baicker

Katherine Baicker

Katherine Baicker has been dean since 2017. Her research focuses on healthcare policy, including the distribution, generosity, and effectiveness of public and private health insurance.
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Steven Durlauf

Steven Durlauf’s research spans many topics in microeconomics and macroeconomics. His most important substantive contributions involve the areas of poverty, inequality and economic growth.
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Guillaume Pouliot

Guillaume Pouliot's research focuses on developing statistical methods for nonstandard problems in public policy and economics, the extension of machine learning methods for applications in public policy, and problems at the interface of econometrics and optimization.
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Maria Bautista

Maria Angélica Bautista's research focuses on the political, economic and social consequences of state-led repression.
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Peter Ganong

Peter Ganong studies how households manage difficult financial circumstances such as unemployment and having an underwater mortgage.
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Amir Jina

Amir Jina is an environmental and development economist, his research focuses on the role of the environment and environmental change in the shaping how societies develop.
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Ingvil Gaarder

Ingvil Gaarder's research applies microeconomic theory and microdata to study the differential effects of government policies on individuals.

Theaster Gates

Theaster Gates is a Professor in the Department of Visual Arts and the College, and Director of Arts + Public Life, which is housed at the Arts Incubator in Washington Park.
Robert Michael

Robert T. Michael

Robert T. Michael was the founding dean of Harris Public Policy. He currently teaches courses on economics of child and family policy, leadership in Chicago, and co-teaches a course on "science, technology, and policy."
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