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Laura Armey
Associate Professor and Deputy Executive Director
Defense Resources Management Institute
Ph.D., Political Economics and Public Policy, University of Southern California, 2008
(831) 656-2818

Laura Armey, associate professor and deputy executive director of the DRMI, received a B.A. in anthropology (2004), a B.A. (2004) and M.A. in economics (2004) and a Ph.D. in political economy and public policy (2008) from the University of Southern California. Dr. Armey previously worked as an operations research analyst at the Cost Analysis and Program Evaluation (CAPE) division of the Office of the Secretary Defense, where she provided economic analysis for defense policy making. Dr. Armey’s research interests focus on the political and economic factors affecting post-war reconstruction and other outcomes of conflicts. She has also conducted a breadth of research in defense manpower and is particularly interested in the impact of combat exposure on the economic outcomes of service members. In addition, she has analyzed telecommunications markets and the impact of communication technology in developing countries both at DRMI and as a post-doctoral research fellow for the Institute for Communications Technology at the University of Southern California. Dr. Armey joined the DRMI faculty in August of 2010.

Curriculum Vitae (in .PDF format)