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Ron Hira is an associate professor of political science at Howard University. He is also a research associate with the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. He is an expert in offshoring, high-skilled immigration, STEM and engineering workforce policy, employment relations and the decline of the middle class.
Hira is co-author of the book Outsourcing America (2005) and co-editor of Engineering Globalization Reshoring & Nearshoring: Management & Policy Issues (2018). He has testified several times before Congress on high-skilled immigration and outsourcing.
His bachelor’s degree is from Carnegie-Mellon University; his master’s and Ph.D. are from George Mason University. He is a licensed professional engineer and a senior member of IEEE.
Expertise: Offshoring, STEM and engineering workforce policy, high- skilled immigration, decline of the middle class, STEM labor markets
Location: Washington, D.C.
Phone: (703) 786-4472
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