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Sharman Haley


Sharman Haley is an affiliate professor at the University of Washington's Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. She retired in 2011 as a professor of economics and public administration at the University of Alaska at Anchorage, where her research interests centered on human development and well-being in Arctic communities.

From 1976 to 1985, Haley worked as a policy analyst for Alaska's legislative and executive branches. She did her undergraduate work at Radcliffe College and received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

A stronger focus on human factors can go a long way toward improving public services.