Aubrey Incorvaia

Ph.D. Student

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  • School of Public Policy
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In the fall of 2017, Aubrey began pursuing a PhD at Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy; she is targeting research related to Patient Involvement in Biomedical Research Policy & the Coproduction of Scientific Knowledge. Aubrey began her career as a licensed social worker in Ohio, serving a wide range of populations, before attaining her Master of Public Policy from Duke in 2009. She has worked in local and state government – in a cabinet level agency and at the state legislature within its nonpartisan Fiscal Research Division. Just prior to starting doctoral work, she directed a website on Science and Technology Policy at Duke University.

Graduate Positions To-Date:

• Fall, 2018 & Spring, 2019: Teaching Assistant for ‘Science, Technology, and Human Values,’ exploring the boundaries between science, religion, and social values

• Winter - Spring - Summer, 2018: Research Assistant and Student Leadership Council member for National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center on cell manufacturing technologies (

Faculty Advisor:
Aaron Levine
  • Duke University, Master of Public Policy, 2009
  • Ashland University, Bachelor of Science in Social Work, magna cum laude 2001


Research Fields:
  • Ethics and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Policy Analysis
  • Regulations
  • Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
  • U.S. Society and Politics/Policy Perspectives
  • Inequality and Social Justice
  • Bioethics, Bioscience, Biotechnology
  • Community engagement
  • Genetics
  • Innovation
  • Regulation
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Movements