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Michael Fotos
Associate Program Director, Public Policy Graduate Program, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Phone: (860) 297-4236 Office Location: MECC 283A
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Trinity College faculty member since 2000
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Ph.D., Indiana Univ. (1999)
M.P.A., Harvard Univ. (1990)
B.A., Yale Univ. (1978)

Dr. Fotos joined the Trinity faculty on a visiting basis in 2000.  He has taught annually in the graduate public policy program since then and has contributed undergraduate courses in political science and environmental science where he co-developed and co-taught an inter-disciplinary seminar for senior ENVS majors. Dr. Fotos has held senior state government posts overseeing natural resource and economic development agencies.  He has also managed land protection programs for a major environmental NGO.  

Dr. Fotos is a Lecturer in Political Science and Ethics, Politics, and Economics at Yale University.  He volunteers as a director of Connecticut Farmland Trust, presently serving as the board president, and as a director and instructor of Warrior-Scholar Project, a national non-profit that conducts "academic boot camps" for enlisted veterans transitioning from military service to competitive four-year institutions.