Judy Feder

Judy Feder is a professor of public policy and former dean of what is now Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy. A political scientist by training, she is a nationally-recognized leader in health policy and long-term care policy. Her scholarship at Georgetown University and the Urban Institute led to her election to the National Academy of Medicine. She has also served in senior policy positions in the Congress and the US Department of Health and Human Services; as former chair and board member of AcademyHealth and former board member of the National Academy of Social Insurance; and is a member of the Center for American Progress Action Fund Board and of the Hamilton Project’s Advisory Council. In 2006 and 2008, Judy was the Democratic nominee for Congress in Virginia’s 10th congressional district. Judy is a political scientist, with a B.A. from Brandeis University, and a master's and Ph.D. from Harvard University.