John Graham

John Graham is Dean of the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (Bloomington and Indianapolis), one of the largest public policy schools in the United States. He is the author of seven books and two hundred articles on health, safety and environmental issues.

Graham founded and led the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis from 1990 to 2001. During that time, he was elected President of the Society for Risk Analysis, an international membership organization of 2,400 scientists and engineers.  Graham reached out to risk analysts in Europe, China, Japan and Australia as he helped organize the first World Congress on Risk Analysis (Brussels, 2000).  From 2001-2006 Graham served as the Senate-confirmed Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, White House Office of Management and Budget. He chaired an interagency task force on automotive industry regulation. From March 2006 to July 2008, Graham was Dean of the Frederick Pardee RAND Graduate School at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif.


  • Dean, Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs