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The Journal of the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at The George Washington University


Nancy Potok, PhD, is currently the Chief Statistician of the United States and the Chief of Statistical and Science Policy at the US Office of Management and Budget. She previously served as the Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the US Census Bureau from 2012 to 2017. Her career spans more than 30 years of leadership in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Dr. Potok has also been an adjunct professor at the Trachtenberg School since 2011. She received her BA from Sonoma State University, her MPA from the University of Alabama, and her PhD in public policy and administration from the Trachtenberg School.

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