Specialization: Public Policy & Informatics
Department of Public Administration & Policy
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George P. Richardson is Professor of Public Administration and Policy in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany, and affiliated Professor of Informatics in the College of Computing and Information. His teaching, research, and consulting center on computer modeling and simulation in support of systems thinking in public affairs. He is particularly interested in the use of formal computer-based tools and models to help groups move toward policy consensus in complex dynamic systems. He founded and served for seven years as the executive editor of the System Dynamics Review published by Wiley. He is the author of Introduction to System Dynamics Modeling with DYNAMO (1981), Feedback Thought in Social Science and Systems Theory (1991, 1999), both of which were honored with the System Dynamics Society’s Forrester Award, and the edited two-volume collection Modeling for Management: Simulation in Support of Systems Thinking (1996).
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