Marquise McGraw is an economist with a keen interest in applying economic principles and methods to affect real-world policy outcomes. Informed by his experience in government and academia, Marquise serves as Professorial Lecturer and the Director of the Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree program at American University. He teaches courses in applied policy analysis, including courses in statistical methods, economics, public finance, and cost-benefit analysis, for which in May 2023 he received an award for Outstanding Teaching from the School of Public Affairs at AU. His current research focuses on the application of statistical and geospatial methods to issues within environmental justice and equity, with recent work on lead pipes and equity impacts published in Sustainability. Prior to joining AU in 2019, Marquise was an economist with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Originally from the Bronx, New York, he currently resides in Rockville, Maryland.
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Marquise McGraw, PhD