Dr. Hollie Russon Gilman is a civic innovation fellow at the New America Foundation. She most recently served in the White House as the Open Government and Innovation Advisor working on a second term Open Government agenda — including participatory budgeting as part of U.S. Open Government commitments. Dr. Gilman is a founding researcher and organizer for the Open Society Foundation's Transparency and Accountability Initiative and Harvard's Gettysburg Project to revitalize 21st Century civic engagement. She has worked as an advisor, researcher, and consultant to numerous non-profits and foundations including the World Bank, Case Foundation, and Center for Global Development. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from the Department of Government at Harvard University and A.B. from the University of Chicago with highest honors in political science. Dr. Gilman’s dissertation is the first academic study of participatory budgeting in the U.S. She has published in numerous academic and popular...

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Authored by Hollie Russon Gilman, Georgia Bullen , Laurenellen McCann, and Alissa Black Open...