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Caroline Wagner
Stanford Research Institute, International
George Washington University


Caroline S. Wagner specializes in science and technology and its relationship to innovation, policy, and society. She is a Senior Analyst at SRI International <http://www.sri.com/policy/csted/> and a Research Scientist at George Washington University Center for International Science and Technology Policy <http://www.gwu.edu/%7Ecistp>. She is the author of The New Invisible College: Science for Development, Brookings Press, 2007. During her 25 year career in science policy, she has held a number of analytic and policy positions. At the RAND Corporation, she was deputy to the Director of the Science & Technology Policy Institute <http://www.rand.org/scitech/stpi/>, a research center serving the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Prior to joining RAND, Dr. Wagner was a Professional Staff Member for the United States Congress Committee on Science, Space, and Technology <http://science.house.gov/> and before that, in the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment. She has served as an analyst for the United States federal government analyzing global developments in science and technology. Dr. Wagner has consulted to the World Bank, the European Commission, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the U.S. National Science Foundation and a number of governments. She was a member of the United Nations Millennium Development Task Force on Science, Technology, and Innovation <http://www.unmillenniumproject.org/reports/tf_science.htm> and a primary author of that task force’s report. She holds a doctorate from the University of Amsterdam <http://www.fmg.uva.nl/organisatie/object.cfm/073CC3D8-E86A-4480-85F7001B78FB8CC9> in Science & Technology Dynamics; an M.A. from GWU in Science, Technology and Public Policy; and a B.A. in Philosophy from Trinity University. In 2006, Dr. Wagner was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science <http://www.aaas.org/>. She is the author of more than 20 monographs that can be found on RAND’s <http://www.rand.org/> website and a number of journal articles.