Mindy Shalaby, Ph.D. is a Senior Economist for the USDOT- Maritime Administration, Office of Policy and Plans. Prior to working at MARAD, Dr. Shalaby worked at the USDOT’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). She also collaborated on several projects with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Previous work experience includes the Oklahoma Department of Commerce and the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Dr. Shalaby also had an extensive academic teaching career at multiple universities in Oklahoma.