Adriana Kugler is a Senior Fellow at American Progress. She is vice provost for faculty and full professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. She was founder and co-director of the Georgetown Summer Institute on International Program Evaluation between 2011 and 2013. Kugler served as chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor in 2011 and 2012.
Kugler is the author of numerous top publications on labor-market policy and immigration. Her work has been recognized by the Labor Employment Relations Association with the John T. Dunlop Outstanding Scholar Award and by the Global Development Network with the first prize for the best contribution on ”Globalization, Regulations, and Development.” Kugler is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and research fellow of the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration and the Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University.
Kugler’s academic and policy work has been covered in printed media as well as radio and television, including in C-SPAN, Nightly Business News, Univision, Telemundo, NPR, The Economist, NBCLatino, FoxBusiness, Financial Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, and CNN Money.