Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 5

05:10am, Thursday, March 05, 2015

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Thursday, March 5 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather throughout the region.

When the university declares a change to its operating status, employees classified as Designated On-Site are required to report to and/or remain at work, employees classified as Essential are generally expected to telecommute, and employees classified as Non-Essential are not required to work unless directed to do so by a supervisor.

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Yas Nakib

Associate Professor of Education Policy, and Public Policy and Public Administration
Address: 2134 G St. NW
Washington, DC, 20052
Phone: 202-994-8816

Areas of Expertise

Financial and economic aspects of education policy
Schooling resource allocation and use
Educational productivity
School reform


Dr. Yas Nakib has a Ph.D. in Education Policy concentrating in the Economics and Finance of Education from Florida State University. He specializes in studying school finance and reform policies. He is a principal investigator of several federal and state funded research grants primarily analyzing the funding, implementation, and resource allocation practices of school reforms. His research and publications analyzed state and governance reforms, schooling resource allocation practices, and educational productivity. He has taught education policy and economics at several universities, including the University of Delaware and UCLA. Dr. Nakib also holds a joint faculty appointment in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA). He is a Research Affiliate at the George Washington Institute of Public Policy (GWIPP), and was formerly a Research Fellow with the Consortium for Policy Research in Education. Dr. Nakib currently serves in leadership positions at the American Educational Research Association, and has just completed service as a member of the American Education Finance Association's board of governors.


PhD, Education Policy (Economics), Florida State University