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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings


MA 1996, Political Science
Ph. D 2000, Political Science

Founder, President, and CEO, Global Policy Solutions LLC

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is a Distinguished Presidential Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, and the Founder, President, and CEO of Global Policy Solutions. Dr. Rockeymoore Cummings is the author of the forthcoming book RAGEISM: Racism, Ageism, and the Quest for Liberation Policy (Routledge). She also conceived and co-authored the first study examining the labor market impact of level five autonomous vehicle technology. 

A wealth, health, and education equity expert, Dr. Rockeymoore Cummings has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC News, and CBS, among many other outlets. She has also testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, and the Democratic National Committee platform committee on Social Security policy. Dr. Rockeymoore Cummings has chaired the boards of the National Association of Counties Financial Services Corporation and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare and has co-chaired and served on many others. She was a founding member of the Council of Urban Professionals and the Experts of Color Network. The recipient of many honors and awards, Dr. Rockeymoore Cummings has been selected as an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow, a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Fellow, and a Woodrow Wilson Public Policy and International Affairs Fellow.