Heath Prince will join the Ray Marshall Center as associate director beginning mid-March 2012. Prince will take over the position previously held by Deanna Schexnayer who stepped down in May 2011 to focus on her new role as assistant dean of finance at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. As associate director, Prince is responsible for leading and contributing to several keystone research projects in education and workforce development as well as providing administrative oversight of Center operations.
Prior to joining the Center, Prince served as a senior policy analyst for workforce development at the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, D.C. where he led several research projects and authored numerous reports on workforce and economic development policy and practice. Prince's past roles also include senior researcher with Jobs for the Future where he worked on human capital development strategies and adjunct lecturer at Brandeis University's Heller School for Social Policy and Management. Prince received a BA in International Affairs from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School. Later this year, Prince will complete his research on multidimensional poverty measurement in developing countries and receive his PhD in social policy from the Heller School at Brandeis University.