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The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
4220 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4220


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(979) 845-1532
bushschoolmosbacher@tamu.edu

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
4220 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4220

Staff


Dr. Lori Taylor, Director

Dr. Lori Taylor, Director
lltaylor@tamu.edu | (979) 458-3015 | Allen Rm. 1092

Professor Lori L. Taylor is the head of the Public Service and Administration Department and holds the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Chair in Business and Government at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University.

Dr. Taylor holds a PhD in economics from the University of Rochester and is a recognized expert on the variations in the cost of education and the determinants of school district efficiency. Her work as Principal Investigator for the Texas Smart Schools Initiative is one example of her commitment to programs and research that promote fiscal responsibility and government transparency.

You can find Dr. Taylor's full biography at http://bush.tamu.edu/faculty/ltaylor.


Jennifer Moore, Assistant Director

Jennifer Moore, Assistant Director
jennmoore@tamu.edu | (979) 845-1532 | Allen Rm. 1043

A 1992 Texas A&M University graduate in political science, Jennifer Hartman Moore is now the assistant director of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy. Moore brings extensive legislative and administrative experience in both the public and private sectors to her work at the Institute. She has spent more than ten years in the legislative and political arena, during which time she worked for state and federal legislators, including US Congressmen Joe Barton (TX) and Jay Dickey (AR), as well as Texas State Senator Florence Shapiro. Moore also worked in the White House during the administration of President George H.W. Bush.

As a legislative consultant for the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association in Austin, Moore educated members on legislative issues, and monitored and analyzed legislation. Her responsibilities as Senator Shapiro's chief-of-staff included supervising the capitol and all district offices, administering the senator's legislative agenda, and developing district outreach and press strategies. While working for US Representative Dickey as legislative director, she supervised legislative staff, coordinated the legislative agendas, and served as Congressman Dickey’s aide to the House Appropriations Committee. Moore also assisted in representing clients on telecommunications issues at The Dutko Group (now Dutko Grayling), a multidisciplinary, government affairs and public relations firm.


Cynthia Gause, Program Coordinator

Cynthia Gause, Program Coordinator
cgause@tamu.edu | (979) 862-8832 | Allen Rm. 1044

Cynthia Gause is a graduate of Amherst College with a BA in physics. She spent her early career in the fledgling field of computer science, starting as a computer programmer and software designer on various government contracting projects around Boston and Washington, DC. She then worked for several years as an Information Systems Manager at The Bank of New York in New York City. Before moving to Texas and joining the Mosbacher Institute, she spent 19 years as the Administrative Assistant to the principals of the Williston School District in Williston, Vermont. In that position she was responsible for the schools’ data management and reporting, personnel coordination, community and school communications, and general organizational support.




James M. Griffin, Founding Director

James M. Griffin, Founding Director

jmgriffin@tamu.edu | (979) 845-9950 | Allen Rm. 1050

James M. Griffin is Senior Professor of Economics and Public Policy and Bob Bullock Chair Emeritus at the Bush School of Government and Public Service. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist in economics and mathematics. Griffin's research on energy policy and the effects of technological change on various industries has been published in numerous scholarly articles and books, and he co-authored the leading textbook in his field. He serves on the editorial boards of three journals specializing in energy economics. Most recently, he wrote A Smart Energy Policy: An Economist's Rx for Balancing Cheap, Clean, and Secure Energy published by Yale University Press. Griffin also has considerable experience as a consultant on antitrust and regulatory matters. His current research interests are in groundwater and surface water regulation in Texas.




Contact

(979) 845-1532
bushschoolmosbacher@tamu.edu

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
4220 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4220


Contact

(979) 845-1532
bushschoolmosbacher@tamu.edu

The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
4220 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4220


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