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Associate Professor of Public Policy
Fields of Expertise:
Business > International Business
National & International Affairs > Political Science
Social Sciences > Public Policy
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Ron Hira is an expert on outsourcing (including offshore outsourcing), technology policy, high skill immigration, and research and development policy.
He is a licensed professional engineer, a research associate with the Economic Policy Institute and the co-author of Outsourcing America (AMACOM Books 2005).
Hira teaches courses on technological innovation, communications and public policy. He has appeared on “Lou Dobbs Tonight” and “NOW with Bill Moyers,” and his expertise has been cited in numerous publications including The New York Times and Time magazine. He has participated in countless conferences related to science/technology workforce issues and has twice testified before congress on national economic policy.
Hira completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Science Policy & Outcomes at Columbia University and holds a Ph.D. in public policy from George Mason University, a master’s in electrical engineering from George Mason University and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University.