Janet A. Weiss is the Mary C. Bromage Collegiate Professor of Business and Public Policy and was founder and director of the Nonprofit and Public Management Center. Her research interests focus on the management of public and non-profit organizations and education reform. Janet has served as a consultant to local, state, and federal agencies on policy design and evaluation in the fields of policies for children, education, mental health, and social services. At the Ford School, she taught courses on public management. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University.