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J. Clarence (Terry) Davies

Senior Fellow

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Terry Davies is a political scientist who has extensively analyzed environmental policy during the past 40 years, writing several books and numerous articles on the government’s environmental mandates. He chaired the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Decisionmaking for Regulating Chemicals in the Environment. While serving as a consultant to the President’s Advisory Council on Executive Organization, he coauthored the reorganization plan that created the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Davies served as a senior advisor to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, advising the center on managing the adverse effects of nanotechnology.  He recently served on the National Academy of Sciences committee on Incorporating Sustainability in the EPA.  


PhD in American government, Columbia University, 1965
BA in American government, Dartmouth College, 1959

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