Diane Katz

Diane S. Katz is a Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy with the Heritage Foundation and the former Director of Risk, Environment and Energy Policy for the Fraser Institute. She has more than two decades of experience in research and writing about public policy, including six years as Director of Science, Environment and Technology for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and nine years as a member of The Detroit News editorial board specializing in science and the environment, telecommunications and technology, and the auto industry. Ms. Katz has been awarded several fellowships, including the Jack R. Howard Science Reporting Institute at the California Institute of Technology; the Paul Miller Washington Reporting Program; the Kinship Conservation Institute; and the Political Economy Research Center. She has testified before Congress as well as a number of state legislatures, and was appointed to represent the State Policy Network, a coalition of more than 50 think tanks across the United States, on the American Legislative Exchange Council. She has been published by the Wall Street Journal; The Washington Times; National Review; The Weekly Standard; Reason Magazine and dozens of regional and local newspapers. Ms. Katz graduated with a B.Ph. from Thomas Jefferson College and an M.A. from the University of Michigan.