Eric Griego

Political Science Doctoral Student
505 277-2711
Biography 

Eric Griego is a doctoral fellow at the UNM Center for Health Policy where his research interests include the connections between economic development, human capital, healthy communities and social investment.

Research Interests 

For the past two decades Eric has worked as a researcher, analyst and policy maker at the local, state, national and international level on applied public policy issues ranging from economic development to early childhood education.
The first ten years of his career after receiving his Master’s Degree at the University of Maryland’s Public Policy School, he spent working on international economic issues at several agencies and on Capital Hill.
As an Albuquerque City Councilman, State Senator and senior appointed state official he worked on economic, social and tax policy issues from increasing the minimum wage to campaign finance reform.
He later ran the largest and most active anti-poverty advocacy, research and policy organization focusing on children and families, New Mexico Voices for Children.
Currently he is a doctoral fellow at the UNM Center for Health Policy where his research interests include the connections between economic development, human capital, healthy communities and social investment.