Christopher T. Hill’s primary interests are in the history, design, evaluation, and politics of federal policies and programs intended to stimulate technological innovation in the commercial marketplace. After early education and experience in engineering in industry and at Washington University in St. Louis, he has devoted more than three decades of his professional career to science and technology policy. From 1997 to 2005, he served as Vice Provost for Research at George Mason. He has held senior positions at the RAND Corporation, the National Academies, the Congressional Research Service, MIT and the Office of Technology Assessment. His extensive consulting includes work over the last decade with Japanese government agencies regarding reform of Japan’s national R&D, higher education, and human resource development systems. He is a co-editor and contributor to Technological Innovation for a Dynamic Economy and is currently writing a book with the working title, All Proper Means: Foundations of U.S. Technology Policy.
Areas of Research
- Innovation Policy
- R&D Management
- Science and Technology Policy
- Climate Change Policy