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Daniel Gitterman


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Daniel Gitterman is Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves as Director of the Honors Program in Public Policy and Global Affairs in Washington, DC. He served as a Senior Advisor to the Governor of North Carolina (2009-10) and was inducted into the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, one of North Carolina’s highest honors.

He is the author of Boosting Paychecks: The Politics of Supporting America’s Working Poor, and Calling the Shots: The President, Executive Orders, and Public Policy. He is co-editor of The Intersector: How the Public, Non-Profit and Private Sectors Can Address America’s Challenges and A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South.

He received a B.A. from Connecticut College, an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, and an A.M. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Brown University. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California at Berkeley.