About Us

The Texas Center for Policy Studies was founded in 1982 as the Texas Center for Rural Studies. The name was changed in 1994 to reflect the organization's wide scope of work.

Board and Staff

  • Richard Lowerre, Board Member and President
  • Mary Kelly, Board Member and Vice President
  • Cyrus Reed, Ph.D., Board Member and Secretary/Treasurer
  • Richard Lowerre, Executive Director

Examples of Past Foundation Support

  • Mitchell Foundation
  • Educational Foundation of America
  • Prentice Foundation
  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
  • Houston Endowment, Inc.
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Meadows Foundation, Inc.


Texas Center for Policy Studies

1206 San Antonio Street

Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 474-0811

Email: tcps@texascenter.org

1206 San Antonio Street, Austin, Texas, 78701, tel. (512) 474-0811
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