Sally Hudson is a teacher, economist, and activist in Charlottesville, Virginia. As an Assistant Professor at UVA, Sally teaches statistics and studies some of the most pressing economic challenges of our day, from workforce development to student debt. Sally advises government agencies across the Commonwealth and the country and consults for leading philanthropic organizations like the Bloomberg and Buffett Foundations.
Sally is also a dedicated election reform advocate. In 2017, she launched FairVote Virginia, a cross-partisan coalition working to revive democracy by bringing ranked choice voting to Virginia. She is an active volunteer with OneVirginia2021, a champion for campaign finance reform, and leader in Women of the Fifth, a Charlottesville-based progressive grassroots group.
Prior to joining the UVA faculty, Sally studied economics and math at Stanford University and earned her PhD in economics at MIT.