I am delighted to be a part of the Urban Institute’s efforts to advance an agenda of economic and social equality.
Vanessa Gail Perry is a professor and interim vice dean at the George Washington University School of Business. Her research is focused on consumers in housing and financial markets, marketplace discrimination, and public policy interventions, and she has been published extensively in scholarly and practitioner-oriented outlets.
Perry previously served as a senior advisor to the Secretary of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and as an expert at the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She also served for several years as a senior economist at Freddie Mac. In her capacity as president of the Rice Coleman Ross Group, she has been a consultant to numerous public and private sector clients. Perry has a BA from the American University, an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, and a PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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