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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
General ProfileTeachingResearchPublications/PresentationsHonors/Awards
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 he is a periodic contributor in the political science department.  In recent years, he has co-taught an inter-disciplinary seminar for environmental science majors that challenges students to apply their training in the natural sciences to problems of policy formulation and choice. 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 the Connecticut Farmland Trust and presently serves as the board's president.