Sheila Martin

Ph.D., Economics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 1992
M.A., International Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1985
B.A., Economics and Political Science, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 1983

Sheila Martin is the Director of the Population Research Center and of the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, service and research centers in the College of Urban and Public Affairs at PSU.  Prior to joining PSU in 2004, Sheila served as Governor Gary Locke's economic development advisor and worked as a Senior Economist at the Research Triangle Institute. While at RTI, Sheila built a research program in technology economics and policy and researched the value of new innovation and the impact of technology in industry. Her research and teaching interests include economic development and technology economics and policy. In her spare time she cooks, bikes, hikes, reads, and spends time with her daughter.

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