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Josh Laufer, PhD

Operational Support Analyst

Josh serves as the lead liaison for the Operational Support team, and is the state liaison for Massachusetts in support of FEMA. Josh is a Northeastern graduate with a PhD in Law, Policy, and Society. His dissertation focused on state and local electric microgrid policy in the Northeast. In his spare time, he is an adjunct lecturer at Northeastern’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. Prior to his time at Northeastern, he received his MA in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University and his BA in Environmental Studies at Oberlin College. While originally from New York, he has called the Boston area home for almost a decade.