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A Kugler websiteAdriana Kugler
Full Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy
Georgetown University


Dr. Adriana Kugler is Full Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy. She served as Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Labor between 2011 and 2013, where she worked actively on developing policies and proposals on unemployment insurance, training programs, retirement benefits, overtime pay and minimum wages, immigration, disability insurance and occupational safety regulations. She was also Vice-Provost for Faculty at Georgetown from 2013-2016. Professor Kugler currently serves in the Technical Advisory Committee of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Committee of Visitors of the NSF's Division of Social and Economic Sciences (SES). Professor Kugler is currently chair elect of the Business and Economics Section of the American Statistical Association as well as an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association. She was also an elected member of the Executive Committee of the European Association of Labor Economists for 6 years. She is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research, Institute for the Study of Labor, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration and the Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University. She is also Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. Dr. Kugler earned her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.