Christopher T King
Senior Research Scientist, Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
Lecturer, Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs
Phone: +1 512 471 2186, +1 512 471 7891
Dr. Christopher King is a senior research scientist, director of the Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources and a lecturer at The University of Texas at Austin's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, where he currently holds the Mike Hogg Professorship in Urban Management. He is a labor economist with nearly four decades experience at the international, national, state and local level, conducting policy and program analysis, designing innovative programs, evaluating impacts and measuring the benefits and costs of education, employment and training interventions. He has written widely on education, workforce, and social policy. He has received recognition for his teaching, including the prestigious Texas Exes Teaching Award in 2007 and the LBJ School Dean's Excellence Award in 1994, and, for his contributions to workforce policy, the Central Texas Workforce Edge Award in 2008. In early 2012, the Aspen Institute selected him as one of twenty leaders in its inaugural class of Ascend Fellows working on two-generation antipoverty strategies.