Carolyn Bourdeaux

Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2021-present
Education:B.A., Yale University
M.P.A., University of Southern California
Ph.D., Syracuse University

Carolyn Bourdeaux assumed office as the U.S. representative for Georgia's 7th Congressional District on Jan. 3, 2021.

Bourdeaux earned a bachelor's degree from Yale University, an M.P.A. from the University of Southern California and a Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University. She has been a professor at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University since 2003. From 2007 to 2010, she took a leave of absence to be director of Georgia’s Senate Budget and Evaluation Office.

For information on Bourdeaux's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on


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