Robert Collinson

Wilson Family LEO Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame

Rob Collinson is an applied microeconomist with research interests in housing policy, urban policy, and the design of anti-poverty programs. He is the Wilson Family LEO Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Notre Dame, where he teaches courses on topics in public economics, housing, and poverty. Rob is also research faculty at the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) where he works with government and non-profit organizations to design and evaluate anti-poverty interventions. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., he worked in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development at the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development. Rob holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from New York University, a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Wooster.