Beth-Anne Schuelke-Leech is an Assistant Professor at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University. Dr. Schuelke-Leech’s research is focused on the intersection of policy, finance, business, and technology. She investigates how public policy and financial structures influence innovation. Currently, she is conducting research looking at the effect of regulation on innovation in the nuclear power and financial services industries, as well as looking at how public expenditures and private finance interact in Innovation Finance. She is also the Project Leader of PolicyTALK at Ohio State. Professor Schuelke-Leech earned her doctorate from the School of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia at Athens in 2011. She has extensive experience in engineering and business. She earned her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University and a Masters of Business Administration from York University, both in Canada. Before undertaking doctoral studies, Professor Schuelke-Leech worked for over a decade as a professional engineer at General Motors of Canada and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.