Paige A. Clayton

Paige Clayton is assistant professor of economic development in Georgia Tech's School of City and Regional Planning. Her research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation, economic development, and science and technology policy. She earned her PhD from the Department of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2020. At UNC, Dr. Clayton received the Nancy W. Stegman Fellowship and Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. She is also a Research Fellow at CREATE Prosperity, an economic development research center of the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. She is from Atlanta, Georgia and graduated with high honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology where Dr. Clayton received the Liam Rattray Award.