Deborah J. Lucas
Ms. Lucas has served as a member of our board since 2018. Ms. Lucas has served as the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management since 2011 and as the Director of the MIT Golub Center for Finance and Policy from 2012. Her current research focuses on government financial institutions and financial policy, and she teaches courses on futures and options, fixed income securities and derivatives. She serves on advisory boards for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Urban Institute. She is a trustee of the NBER pension plans, an associate editor for several academic journals, and a member of the Shadow Open Market Committee and the Financial Economics Roundtable. Previous appointments include assistant and associate director at the Congressional Budget Office; professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School; chief economist at the Congressional Budget Office, and senior staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers. She has been an independent director on several corporate and non-profit boards, including the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.