Jeffrey MacKie-Mason

4315 North Quad
Arthur W Burks Collegiate Professor Emeritus of Information and Computer Science, Professor Emeritus of Information, Dean Emeritus, School of Information, Professor Emeritus of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and Professor Emeritus


I am a professor and dean of the School. As dean, I am responsible for strategy, leadership and overall management of the school.

For more information see my personal website (link in the box to the right).

Areas of interest

I do incentive-centered design: combining the social and behavioral sciences of human motivation with computer science to design socially valuable online systems (such as user-contributed content, online markets, Internet engineering).

Honors & Awards

University of Michigan Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, 2010

University Partnership Fellow, IBM, 1998-99, 1999-2000, 2000-2001

National Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford, 1990-91

Joseph A. Livingston Research Scholar, University of Michigan, 1989-90

Collegiate Council Fellow, University of Michigan, 1987-88

National Tax Association Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, 1986

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship, 1985-86

National Science Foundation Fellowship, 1982-85

Phoenix Memorial Laboratory Energy Research Fellowship, 1981-82

Rackham First Year Graduate Fellowship, 1980-81

Phi Beta Kappa, Highest Distinction Honors, 1980

Andrew W. Mellon Natural Resource Economics Fellowship, 1980

Paul R. Richter Fellowship, 1979-80


AB in Environmental Policy, Dartmouth College
MPP in Public Policy, University of Michigan
PhD in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Projects