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Public Policy Faculty | Affiliated Faculty: Economics - History - Political Science - Psychology - Sociology

GRADUATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR

DAVE E. MARCOTTE
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
Research methods and statistics, social policy, labor markets and job training, mental health policy
marcotte@umbc.edu | CV | Bio

Public Policy Faculty

TIMOTHY J. BRENNAN (joint appointment with Economics)
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Antitrust law and policy, regulatory economics, electricity markets, telecommunications and broadcast policy, copyright and intellectual property, philosophy of economics
brennan@umbc.edu | CV | Bio

ADELE KIRK
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Health economics, labor economics, and quantitative methods; private health insurance markets, the relationship between socioeconomic status and health, work disability
akirk@umbc.edu | CV | Bio

GEORGE R. LA NOUE (Research Professor)
Ph.D., Yale University
Education policy (K-12 and higher), constitutional law and policy (civil rights and 1st Amendment), public procurement policy
glanoue@umbc.edu | CV | Bio

MARVIN B. MANDELL
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Program and policy evaluation; evidence-based policymaking
mandell@umbc.edu | CV | Bio

CHERYL M. MILLER (joint appointment with Political Science)
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Agenda setting and policy formulation, welfare policy, bureaucratic politics, African-American political participation, political labeling and symbolic politics
cmiller@umbc.edu| CV | Bio

NANCY A. MILLER
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Health policy, health care financing, health care evaluation
nanmille@umbc.edu | CV | Bio

DONALD F. NORRIS, Chair
Director, Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Urban and metropolitan politics, public management, information systems in public organizations (including electronic government)
norris@umbc.edu | CV | Bio

DAVID SALKEVER
Ph.D., Harvard University
Economics of health policy and health care financing, economics of mental health, disability studies, economics and behavior of nonprofit organizations
salkever@umbc.edu | CV | Bio

JOHN RENNIE SHORT
Ph.D., University of Bristol, UK
Urban issues, globalization and the city, megalopolis, urban theory, land use planning
jrs@umbc.edu | CV | Website | Bio

ERIC S. ZEEMERING
Ph.D., Indiana University
Public management, intergovernmental relations and urban policy
zeem@umbc.edu | CV | Website | Bio

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Affiliated Faculty by Department

Economics
MICHAEL BRADLEY
Ph.D., Cornell University; history of economic thought, comparative economic systems
mbradley@umbc.edu

ROBERT CARPENTER
Ph.D., Washington University; macroeconomics, monetary economics, industrial organization, theory of the firm
bobc@umbc.edu

DENNIS COATES
Ph.D., University of Maryland; public choice, public finance, sports economics
coates@umbc.edu

LISA DICKSON
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; labor economics, economics of education, econometrics
ldickson@umbc.edu

SCOTT FARROW
Ph.D., Washington State University; industrial organization, environmental economics and risk analysis
farrow@umbc.edu

TIM GINDLING
Ph.D., Cornell University; economic development
gindling@umbc.edu

DOUGLAS LAMDIN
Ph.D., University of Maryland; corporate finance, managerial economics
lamdin@umbc.edu

BING MA
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles; labor economics, health economics, applied econometrics and applied microeconomics
bingma@umbc.edu

VIRGINIA D. MCCONNELL
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; environmental economics, regional economics
mcconnell@umbc.edu

WENDY TAKACS
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University; international Economics, International Trade
wtakacs@umbc.edu

CHRISTELLE VIAUROUX
Ph.D., University of Toulouse, France; theoretical and applied econometrics, structural applied microeconomics, structural applied game theory, microeconomics
ckviauro@umbc.edu

CHUNING YUAN
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles; international economics/finance, financial economics, econometrics
cmyuan@umbc.edu

History

CHRISTY FORD CHAPIN
Ph.D., University of Virginia; political, business, and economic history and capitalism studies
cchapin@umbc.edu

MARJOLEINE KARS
Ph.D., Duke; United States colonial, Atlantic world, American women’s history
kars@umbc.edu

MEREDITH OYEN
Ph.D., Georgetown University; Sino-American relations, the role of migrants, transnational networks, and nongovernmental organizations in bilateral relations in the twentieth century
oyen@umbc.edu

DANIEL RITSCHEL
Ph.D., Oxford; Great Britain, economic and social policy, historiography
ritschel@umbc.edu

JOSEPH N. TATAREWICZ
Ph.D., Indiana University; history of science and technology, science and technology policy and public history
tatarewicz@umbc.edu

Political Science

JEFFREY DAVIS
Ph.D., Georgia State University, School of Law; public law and American politics
davisj@umbc.edu

LAURA HUSSEY
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; social welfare and morality policy; public opinion on policy issues; American public policy, politics, and administration
lhussey@umbc.edu

ARTHUR T. JOHNSON
Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo; public administration, personnel, management
ajohnson@umbc.edu

TYSON KING-MEADOWS
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Congress, African-American politics, electoral behavior
tkingme@umbc.edu

ROY T. MEYERS
Ph.D., University of Michigan; American politics, budgeting, public administration and policy
meyers@umbc.edu

Psychology
KENNETH I. MATON
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; how social support systems and community involvement help people (especially Baltimore youth) cope and overcome difficult life stresses
maton@umbc.edu

Sociology

MARINA A. ADLER
Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; social stratification and inequality, cross-national gender, work and family policy, sociology of women, research methods and statistics
adler@umbc.edu

J. KEVIN ECKERT
Ph.D., Northwestern University; environmental gerontology, medical anthropology, aging services management and delivery, residential care/long term care quality, qualitative research
eckert@umbc.edu

ANDREA KALFOGLOU
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University; bioethics, public health ethics, reproductive policy and ethics, genetics policy and ethics research ethics, public engagement in science and policymaking
akalfogl@umbc.edu

SETH D. MESSINGER
Ph.D., Columbia University; medical anthropology, anthropology of cities, anthropology of North America, psychiatry, trauma, social organization of medical work
sethm@umbc.edu

LESLIE A. MORGAN
Ph.D., University of Southern California; aging, gender, family, seniors' housing
lmorgan@umbc.edu

ROBERT L. RUBINSTEIN
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College; cultural and medical anthropology, anthropology of aging, gerontology, gender, qualitative research methods
rrubinst@umbc.edu

JOHN SCHUMACHER
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve; medical sociology, physician-patient relationships, health care delivery in emergency departments and assisted living facilities, social gerontology, research methods
jschma@umbc.edu

MARY STUART
Sc.D., Johns Hopkins University; international best practices in rehabilitation and the prevention and management of chronic disease; health care organization and delivery; decision support for policy and management
stuart@.umbc.edu

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