Jim Paul is the assistant director of IGPA. He is responsible for overseeing the institute's operations, as well as all internal and external communications.
Jean Benefield is the administrative assistant to the Director.
David Merriman is Associate Director of IGPA. His research focuses on state and local public finance. He is an expert on property tax caps.
Kathy Harrington Sullivan is the program coordinator at IGPA.
Kelsey McCoy is communication and marketing specialist at IGPA.
is an expert on state and local government finance as it relates to economic development.
studies elections, political behavior, and political institutions.
studies issues related to the well-being of children and their families.
studies power system analysis, economics, and electric utility regulatory policy.
is an expert on labor force issues and policies, and racial discrimination issues.
is an internationally known expert in the field of urban and regional economic analysis.
is an expert on the economics of health care.
focuses her research on racial attitudes and segregation.
studies racial politics and the relationship between public opinion and policy making.
studies the relationships between workplace health care benefits and employee health.
is an expert on urban economics and real estate.
studies the economic impact of regulatory policy decisions.
is an expert on comparative state politics and government.
is an expert on social policies, including welfare, and public health insurance.
is an expert in campaign financing and political ethics.
is an expert on energy and environmental policy issues. He once served as a deputy assistant secretary of the treasury.
focuses his research on the economic impact of social policy issues, particularly education and immigration.
served as President of the University of Illinois for 16 years. He is an expert on higher education issues.
is a former vice president for academic affairs at the University of Illinois and is an expert in economics.
is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
is an urban demographer who researches residential and economic incorporation of immigrant populations.
also works as associate chancellor and director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
is an expert in health economics and policy.
is a distinguished fellow at IGPA and was the 38th governor of Illinois.
is the director of IGPA’s Center for Prevention Research and Development.
is a senior fellow at IGPA and is an expert on politics, constitutional revision and tax policy.
directs IGPA's Office of Public Leadership and is an adjunct professor of law. He is an expert in state politics and in public school financing.
was appointed director of IGPA on Sept. 1, 2012. He also compiles the U of I Flash Index, a monthly indicator of the Illinois economy.
is director emeritus of IGPA and an expert on constitutional revision.
is a specialist in labor relations at the Office of Public Leadership.
is director of the Center for Public Safety and Justice.
Mary Parker Smith is an administrative aide and event planner for IGPA.
Kim Osmond is an event planner for IGPA.
Leigh Snyder is an account technician for IGPA.
Devin Gengelbach provides information technology support for IGPA.
Diane Long is office manager for IGPA's office in Springfield.
Sue Grace Rominger is administrative secretary for Governor Jim Edgar.
Sharon Nichols is a Department Information Supervisor in IGPA's Chicago office.
Rene Dunnam is IGPA's business manager.
Josh Mickle provides information technology support to IGPA.
Salman Malik provides technical support in IGPA's Chicago location.
Steve Calderwood is the web developer for IGPA.
Angela Clark is IGPA's Event Assistant and Office Manager in Urbana-Champaign.
Belinda Burgess is IGPA's Office Manager in Chicago.
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