Guest Speaker Series: Professor Andrea Campbell, MIT

Event Date: 

Thursday, February 22, 2018 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm

Event Date Details: 

Lunch will be provided.

Professor Andrea Campbell from MIT will join us in February as part or our 2017-18 Guest Speaker Series.

Andrea Campbell is the Department Head and Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor of Political Science. Professor Campbell's interests include American politics, political behavior, public opinion, and political inequality, particularly their intersection with social welfare policy, health policy, and tax policy. She is the author of "Trapped in America's Safety Net: One Family's Struggle" University of Chicago Press, 2014, How Policies Make Citizens: Senior Citizen Activism and the American Welfare State (Princeton, 2003) and, with Kimberly J. Morgan, The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Provision (Oxford, 2011). Her research has appeared in the American Political Science Review, Political Behavior, Comparative Political Studies, Politics & Society, Studies in American Political Development, and Health Affairs, among others. She holds an A.B. degree from Harvard and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Russell Sage Foundation. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Social Insurance and served on the National Academy of Sciences Commission on the Fiscal Future of the United States.

More details regarding her talk will be posted soon.