Politics and Policymaking

Theodore Marmor

Theodore R. Marmor is professor emeritus of public policy and management at the Yale School of Management and Professor Emeritus of Political Science. Theodore (Ted) Marmor's scholarship primarily concerns welfare state politics and policy in North America and Western Europe. He particularly emphasizes the major spending programs, which is reflected in the second edition of The Politics of Medicare (Aldine de Gruyter, 2000) and the book written with colleagues Mashaw and Harvey in the early l990s, America's Misunderstood Welfare State (Basic Books, l992).

Margaret Marsh

Margaret Marsh, Distinguished Professor of History and University Professor at Rutgers University, served for thirteen years, beginning in 1998, in senior leadership positions at Rutgers, including Dean and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Interim Chancellor, both on the Camden campus. She now divides her time between Arts and Sciences in Camden and the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research in New Brunswick.

Kimberly Morgan

Kimberly J. Morgan is an associate professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University. She received her Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University and was a participant in the RWJ Scholars in Health Policy Research program at Yale University. She also was a post-doctoral fellow at New York University's Institute for French Studies. Dr. Morgan's main research interests concern the politics of the welfare state in the U.S. and other advanced industrialized countries.

James Morone

James Morone is a professor of political science at Brown University and director of the A. Alfred Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy. He grew up in Rio de Janeiro and New York, received his B.A. from Middlebury College and his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. Morone has been on the faculty of The University of Chicago, Yale University, and the University of Bremen. The Brown University classes of 1993, 1999 and 2001 voted him the Barrett Hazeltine Citation as the teacher that most inspired them.

Matthew Nisbet

Matthew Nisbet is a social scientist who studies, writes, lectures, and consults on strategic communication in policy-making and public affairs. His current work focuses on controversies surrounding science, the environment, and public health. Nisbet is the author of more than 35 journal articles and book chapters, and he serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Press/Politics and Science Communication. His scholarship has been cited more than 400 times in the peer-reviewed literature and in more than 100 books.

Thomas Oliver

Thomas R. Oliver, PhD is a professor of population health sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He also serves as the director of the UW Master of Public Health Program and principal investigator the Wisconsin Center for Public Health Education and Training. He is a faculty affiliate with the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs. Previously, Dr. Oliver had served as professor and director of the MHS in Health Policy Program at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Eric Patashnik

Eric M. Patashnik is the Julis-Rabinowitz Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Political Science, and Incoming Director of the Public Policy Program at Brown University. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. His most recent book is Reforms at Risk: What Happens After Major Policy Changes Are Enacted (Princeton University Press, 2008). Patashnik is also the author of Putting Trust in the U.S. Budget: Federal Trust Funds and the Politics of Commitment (Cambridge University Press, 2000) and co-editor (with Alan S.

Mark Peterson

Mark A. Peterson is the chair of the Department of Public Policy and a professor of public policy, political science, and law at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin School of Public Affairs. He previously held faculty appointments at Harvard University, including as the Henry LaBarre Jayne Associate Professor of Government, and the University of Pittsburgh, with joint appointments in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Department of Political Science, and Graduate School of Public Health.

Wanda Ronner

Wanda Ronner MD is a Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ronner is a general gynecologist and the Medical Student Coordinator and Associate Residency Director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester. Dr.

Richard Scheffler

Richard M. Scheffler is Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Public Policy at the School of Public Health and the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds the chair in Healthcare Markets & Consumer Welfare endowed by the Office of the Attorney General for the State of California. Professor Scheffler is director of the Global Center for Health Economics and Policy Research as well as director of the Nicholas C. Petris Center on Health Care Markets and Consumer Welfare.