Dr. Michael Garvey is an economist at the U.S. Department of Energy working in the Office of Energy Justice Policy & Analysis. Currently, Michael liaisons between DOE and the offices awarding solar and wind renewable energy projects to implement the aims of President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative. Previously, he was a macroeconomic policy analyst at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, Garvey interned at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as a NCAS-M research fellow, analyzing the economic impacts of climate change. Garvey received his Ph.D. from Howard University, and his research agenda focuses on analyzing the economic effects of climate change with particular interest in underrepresented communities. Garvey earned an M.A. in economics, an M.S. in project management, and a B.S. in business management from Virginia State University.