Jeffrey MacKie-Mason

Dean Emeritus, Arthur W Burks Collegiate Professor Emeritus of Information and Computer Science, Professor Emeritus of Information, 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