Think Tank Appoints Overton to Leadership Role

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies named Professor Spencer A. Overton as its new interim president and CEO. 

The D.C.-based organization provides research and analysis to inform major policy debates, with an overarching mission to improve the socioeconomic status and political participation of people of color. “I am honored to be entrusted with such a valuable legacy,” Professor Overton said of his appointment. 

At GW Law, Professor Overton specializes in voting rights and campaign finance, and serves as director of the Political Law Studies Initiative.