Our people are the most valuable part of the D.C. Policy Center. Meet our staff, Board of Directors, advisors, and expert contributors.


Staff are at the heart of the D.C. Policy Center, undertaking our day-to-day research, analysis, and other core organizational functions.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors maintains fiduciary responsibility for the D.C. Policy Center, setting its strategic direction and overseeing its financial health. Organizational affiliations are provided for informational purposes only.


Advisors provide support and advice to the D.C. Policy Center in support of its mission. Organizational affiliations are provided for informational purposes only.

Melissa Bradley
Sidecar Social Finance

Uwe Brandes
Georgetown University

Tom Dohrmann
McKinsey & Company

Judith Feder
Georgetown University

Richard Florida
University of Toronto

Steven Glazerman
Innovations for Poverty Action

Heidi Hartmann
Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Antwan Jones
The George Washington University

Dan Tangherlini
Emerson Collective

Current & past contributors

A complete listing of independent researchers, journalists, data scientists, and policy wonks of all stripes who have written for the D.C. Policy Center. D.C. Policy Center contributors are independent writers, and we gladly encourage the expression of a variety of perspectives. The views of our contributors, though written to the standards of our style guide, do not reflect the views of the D.C. Policy Center.

Photo credits

All the photos used on this website including our signature D.C. Policy Center banner image of 14th and T Street NW, and some of our featured photos on publications (except where otherwise noted) are from the wonderful works of local photographers Ted Eytan and Bekah Richards, who each opened up their entire portfolio to us. We are very grateful.

Follow Ted at @tedeytan and see his work on Flickr.

Follow Bekah on Flickr.