Susan Cozzens

Susan Cozzens

Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs, Georgia Tech

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Susan E. Cozzens is Professor of Public Policy, Director of the Technology Policy and Assessment Center, and Associate Dean for Research in the Ivan Allen College. Dr. Cozzens's research interests are in science, technology, and innovation policies in developing countries, including issues of equity, equality, and development. She is active internationally in developing methods for research assessment and science and technology indicators. Her current projects are on water and energy technologies; nanotechnology; social entrepreneurship; pro-poor technology programs; and international research collaboration.

From 1998 through 2003, Dr. Cozzens served as Chair of the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy. From 1995 through 1997, Dr. Cozzens was Director of the Office of Policy Support at the National Science Foundation. The Office coordinated policy and management initiatives for the NSF Director, primarily in peer review, strategic planning, and assessment. Before joining Georgia Tech, Dr. Cozzens spent eleven years on the faculty of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.