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Selika Talbott Professorial Lecturer Department of Public Administration and Policy

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SUNY Stony Brook B.A. Hofstra University J.D.

Selika is an innovative strategist, transportation executive, and motivational speaker. Currently researching and educating on autonomous vehicle policy, impacts on governments, OEMs and regulatory stakeholder communities. Selika formerly served as the co-chair for the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) Automated Working Group and serves on the AAMVA (American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators) Automated Vehicle Work Group and researches and lectures on automation impacts on public policy. From autonomous vehicles to politics she has written and spoken about public policy regarding transportation and innovation and technology as well as provided strategic assistance for transportation associations and companies. Selika was formerly the Deputy Administrator for the State of New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission in charge of all Operations for state services, the Director of Field Operations for the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and has over 18 years’ experience as an attorney litigator. She has spoken in front of audiences across the country providing unique strategies for companies and governments in a variety of policy areas. Selika currently serves on the Board of Directors for the International Federation of Women, which represents organizations across three continents in pursuit of its vision of an equitable and just society for women and girls, enabling them to realize their full potential.
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