Director, State and Local Policy Program, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota
295F Humphrey Center
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Frank Douma manages research projects related to several different areas of transportation policy, including telecommunications and urban corridor development. He has broad experience in the legal aspects of transportation policy and in policy making for multimodal urban and rural transportation systems. Douma has been involved in a number of projects related to transportation safety policy, including working with the Center for Excellence in Rural Safety, assessing the impacts of Minnesota's Primary Seat Belt law, and investigating the political and institutional barriers related to automated enforcement technologies.
Douma holds a master's degree in public affairs and a law degree from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor's degree in political science from Grinnell College. Before joining the University of Minnesota, he held positions with the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Twin Cities' Metropolitan Airports Commission, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.