Prince, Heath J. | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
Education
  • Ph.D., Social Policy, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
  • MPAff, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
  • B.A., International Affairs, University of Colorado, Boulder

Dr. Prince is the Ray Marshall Center’s director and a research scientist. He has over twenty years’ experience in the education, workforce, and international development fields as a researcher, project manager, policy analyst, and evaluator. Dr. Prince serves as principal investigator for research and evaluation projects related to poverty and the labor market, including a behavioral economics experiment in Northern Jordan related to post-natal care, a United Nations Research Institute for Social Development study examining post-Arab Spring policies and programs addressing youth unemployment in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Tunisia, as well as for program evaluations in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Nigeria. He has written, published, and presented extensively on domestic and international employment and training programs and policies, postsecondary education, and poverty reduction.

Prior to joining the RMC, Dr. Prince was a senior policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, D.C.

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NewsJuly 23, 2018
LBJ School co-hosts APPAM 2018 International Conference in Mexico City

“Public Policy for Sustainable Metropolitan Development” was the theme of the 2018 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) International Conference in Mexico City, Mexico. The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Instituto Tecnólogico Autónomo de México (ITAM) jointly organized the conference, which was held July 19 – 20, 2018. This was the first time that APPAM’s summer international conference was held outside of Europe. 

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NewsDecember 15, 2017
LBJ School Semester in Review: Fall 2017

The LBJ School students’ visit with former Vice President Joe Biden made the cover of The Daily Texan’s Semester in Review. Here are some more highlights from a great semester at the LBJ School.

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NewsOctober 9, 2017
LBJ School and Federal Reserve Convene Workforce, Economic Experts at National Conference

The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Federal Reserve, featuring all 12 of the Federal Reserve System's regional banks and the Board of Governors, convened the Investing in America's Workforce national conference to generate conversation about how to leverage community resources, policy and social investments to build connections between businesses and workers.

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