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Ed Emmett

Former Harris County Judge and Senior Fellow at Rice University and the Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Emmett served as a judge in Harris County from 2007 to January 2019 and was the director of the county’s homeland security and emergency management efforts. Currently, he serves as a professor at Rice University and is a fellow at the university’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and Doerr Institute for New Leaders. Previously, Emmett served in the Texas House from 1979 to 1987.