Before beginning work on his Ph.D. in 2014, Paul Treacy earned a bachelors degree from Rice University, a masters of industrial and labor relations from Cornell University, and a masters of public policy from Georgetown University.

 His professional experience includes six years at the U.S. Labor Department, where he contributed writing, research, and economic analysis to federal rules published by the agency.  He also completed details at the Office of Management and Budget, the Labor Department’s Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the Institute for the Study of International Migration.

 Paul’s past research experience and continued academic interests are related to labor markets, employment policy, and immigration. He is currently a Royster Fellow at the University of North Carolina, was a Citicorp Fellow at Cornell University, and an MBA Fellow at the Labor Department.​