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Kenneth A. Gold, Ph.D. joined the Government Affairs Institute at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in 1989 and became Director of the Institute in 1992. Before joining GAI, Dr. Gold taught at the American University in Washington, DC in the University’s School of International Service and with the School of Government and Public Affairs.
Worth H. Hester, M.P.A., joined the faculty of GAI in 1988 as a Presidential Management Fellow and took the job of Assistant Director in 1999. During seven years of government service, he served as an Employee Development Specialist, Program Analyst, and Legislative Analyst for a Member of Congress.
Marian Currinder, Ph.D. joined GAI as a Senior Fellow in 2006. Previously she was an assistant professor of American Politics at the College of Charleston. Dr. Currinder was an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow in 2003-04. Prior to receiving her Ph.D., Dr. Currinder worked in DC as a legislative analyst and research associate.
Charles B. Cushman, Ph.D.,joined GAI as a Senior Fellow in 2011. He has taught courses on politics and public policy, national security policymaking, and Congress’s roles in defense policy, and has lectured in Latin America on US politics and government structure.
John Haskell, Ph.D. John Haskell has been a Senior Fellow with the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University since 2000. John has taught at Davidson College, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Drake University, and is currently a visiting faculty member with Claremont McKenna College’s Washington Program.
Susan Sullivan Lagon, Ph.D., joined GAI as a Senior Fellow in 1997. Before that, she taught American Politics and Constitutional Law full-time in the Government Department at Georgetown University for five years. Her prior experience includes teaching AP Politics in high school and a stint as Assistant Political Science Editor at Congressional Quarterly Press.
Mark V. Nadel, Ph.D. most recently was Visiting Professor and Academic Director of the Masters of Policy Management program at the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute. He also taught at Cornell and Johns Hopkins universities. Dr. Nadel also had a long career in government, most recently as the Associate Commissioner for the Office of Disability and Income Assistance Policy at the Social Security Administration.