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Kenneth M. Evans

Scholar in Science and Technology Policy


Kenneth M. Evans, Ph.D., is a scholar in science and technology policy at the Baker Institute. Since joining the institute in 2015, he has co-authored several major policy reports on the role of scientific advisors to the U.S. president, and has published and lectured on other science-related policy issues, including federal funding for research and development, international scientific collaboration, and nanotechnology policy. From 2012 to 2015, Evans served as an editor for the Journal of Science Policy and Governance, an online student-run publication that features research articles from students and early career scientists and policy scholars.

Evans received his B.S. in physics from the University of Virginia and his M.S. and Ph.D. in applied physics from Rice University.

Contact him at kenneth.evans@rice.edu or (713) 348-3824.