Phillip Lurie Program Officer for Democracy around the Globe

Phillip Lurie is a program officer for democracy around the globe. With a background in education policy, he works primarily on research concerning the educational capacity of communities; the relationship between citizens and governmental agents and organizations; and the ways citizens face persistent problems in their communities. In addition, he manages the daily operation of the foundation’s Washington, DC, office.

Lurie’s contributions to Kettering research primarily include managing learning agreements and convening research exchanges across a range of foundation program areas. He also has served as past and current chair for several foundation research workgroups, including Public-Public Education and Public-Government; and has served as editor and as a contributing writer of various editions of Kettering’s flagship periodical, Connections.

Lurie holds an EdD in educational administration and policy studies from The George Washington University.