Kenneth Peres, Ph.D. is APT's President and Research Economist for the Communications Workers of America. In relation to telecommunications, he has represented CWA in many proceedings before the New York Public Service Commission and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, worked on regulatory legislation, and conducted analyses of service quality performance. He has served as economist for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, the Montana House Committee on Economic Development and the Montana Alliance for Progressive Policy. Mr. Peres has held teaching positions at the University of Montana, St. John's University, Chief Dull Knife College and the City University of New York. He obtained a Ph.D. in economics from the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York City.