Dr. Ashley Nunes is an analyst, writer and commentator specializing in transportation safety, regulatory policy and workforce productivity. With over a decade of academic and industry experience, he has lectured globally on the challenges facing developed economies and has led research projects sponsored by the Department of Defense and the Department of Transportation.
Dr. Nunes holds academic appointments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. He earned his Ph.D. in Engineering Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (USA), where his research examined the scientific merit of raising air traffic controller retirement ages.
Dr. Nunes is a Contributor to Forbes and has previously written for the Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, the Globe and Mail, Politico, Wired, the Christian Science Monitor, Aviation Week and the Scientific American among others. His long-form content has appeared in the Atlantic, the New Statesman, and the American Scientist and he has been interviewed by the BBC, the New York Times, and the CBC.
Dr. Nunes' current areas of interest lie at the intersection of psychology, technology and economics.