Oliver Roeder was the Economics Fellow in the Brennan Center’s Justice Program. His current research explores the relationships between incarceration, policing, and crime. Dr. Roeder recently completed his Ph.D. in economics at The University of Texas at Austin, where his fields of study were game theory and applied microeconomic theory. He was a Richard Worley Endowed Fellow in Economics, and won the department’s Best Second Year Paper Award for his work on political campaign strategy. His dissertation explored the strategic behavior of judges, politicians, and voters. While a graduate student, Dr. Roeder taught microeconomics at St. Edward’s University. He also holds an M.S. in economics from UT Austin and an A.B. in economics from The University of Chicago.
You can follow Dr. Roeder on Twitter at @ollie.