Shalin Jyotishi

Senior Policy Analyst, Education and Labor, New America

Shalin Jyotishi is a senior analyst, writer, and strategist at New America whose mission is to solve problems about the workforce, higher education, policy, technological innovation, and their intersections. Shalin is also a Fellow at the World Economic Forum leading Future of Work research and a Forbes contributor covering workforce and education innovation.

Shalin’s work has appeared in NPR, Morning Consult, EdSurge, Financial Times, InsideHigherEd, and the Chronicle of Higher Education, and on high-level stages at the United Nations, OECD, World Bank, U.S. National Academies, and the Education Writers Association.

Shalin serves or served on advisory boards for the U.S. National Science Foundation, MIT, United Nations, the International Economic Development Council, the American Enterprise Institute, George Washington University’s Institute for Public Policy, and Georgetown University’s Center on Security and Emerging Technology. He was named a 2021 Davos invitee and a University Innovation Fellow by Stanford University.

Previously, Shalin was Visiting Scholar at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest scientific society, where he co-authored a book on science and technology policy (Forthcoming MIT Press).

He led teams and programs at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, North America’s oldest presidential higher education association, to aid university executives with economic and workforce development and R&D innovation. Shalin was CEO of the internationally-acclaimed Journal of Science Policy & Governance and held positions at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the University of Michigan, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Shalin is a graduate of the University of Georgia.

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