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Graduate Faculty in the Field of Policy Analysis and Management

The Graduate Field of PAM  consists of more than 40 faculty members trained in economics, sociology, and other fields.  The PAM faculty's particular strengths include family demographic research, health economics, and other applications of social science research to domestic policy issues in the U.S.  The faculty specialize in research topics such as aging and disability, consumer protection regulation, the economics of health behaviors, health care markets, health insurance, law and economics, and welfare reform and the well-being of children and families.


steven alvarado
Steven Alvarado
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Assistant Professor
Sociology
health administration, public policy
Rosemary Avery
Rosemary Avery
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Professor
PAM
adolescents, at-risk children or youth, foster care, child welfare, consumer behavior, pharmaceutical advertising, regulation
jim berry
James Berry
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Assistant Professor
Economics
public policy
kendra bischoff
Kendra Bischoff
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Assistant Professor
Sociology
public policy
Francine Blau
Francine Blau
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Professor
ILR
public policy
Richard Burkhauser
Richard Burkhauser
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Professor
PAM

labor economist, social security, income inequality, disability policy, retirement policy, minimum wage
Sahara Byrne
Sahara Byrne
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Associate Professor
Communication
public policy
Colleen Carey
Colleen Carey
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Assistant Professor
PAM

industrial organization of health care, health economics
John Cawley
John Cawley
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Professor
PAM
economics, health economics, health policy, public policy, obesity
benjamin cornwell
Benjamin Cornwell
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Associate Professor
Sociology
public policy
erin cornwell
Erin Cornwell
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Assistant Professor
Sociology
public policy
Rachel Dunifon
Rachel Dunifon
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Professor
PAM
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child and family policy, social policy, maternal employment, welfare reform, grandparents, children's living arrangements
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Ronald Ehrenberg
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Professor
Economics & ILR

absenteeism, affirmative action, compensation and employee benefits, econometrics, economics of higher education, education, labor economics, occupations and professions, older workers, aging, and pensions, social insurance and welfare
maria fitzpatrick
Maria Fitzpatrick
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Assistant Professor
PAM
public economics, labor economics, child education
Rick Geddes
Richard Geddes
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Associate Professor
PAM
infrastructure investment, public-private partnerships, transportation policy, postal service, corporate governance, women's property rights
Matt Hall
Matthew Hall
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Assistant Professor
PAM
demography, immigration/migration, race and ethnicity, spatial analysis
anna haskins
Anna Haskins
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Assistant Professor
Sociology
public policy
Tatiana Homonoff
Tatiana Homonoff
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Assistant Professor
PAM
behavioral economics, public finance, health behaviors, tax salience, sin tax design, consumer finance
david just
David Just
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Professor
PAM
public policy
don kenkel
Don Kenkel
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Professor
PAM
health economics, public health, tobacco control, cost-benefit analysis
Bryant Kim
Hyuncheol Bryant Kim
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Assistant Professor
PAM
health, development, education, and public economics
sam kleiner
Samuel Kleiner
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Assistant Professor
PAM
health economics, labor relations, antitrust, hospitals, physicians
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Daniel Lichter
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Professor & Director
PAM, CPC
demography, population studies, poverty, children, population, race and ethnicity, family, inequality, immigration, Hispanics, cohabitation, marriage, Hispanic fertility, new destinations, migration
Mike Lovenheim
Michael Lovenheim
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Associate Professor
PAM
economics of education, local taxation and regulation, cigarette and alcohol taxes and regulation on health outcomes
richard mansfield
Richard Mansfield
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Assistant Professor
ILR
public policy
Alan Mathios
Alan Mathios
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Professor & Dean
PAM
advertising, food and drug administration, federal trade commission, health outcomes, health disparities, cigarettes, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, direct-to-consumer advertising, cigarette taxes
jordan matsudaira
Jordan Matsudaira
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Assistant Professor
PAM
labor economics, poverty, applied econometrics, monopsony, regression discontinuity, bilingual education, economics of education
Doug Miller
Douglas Miller
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Professor
PAM
Public economics, labor economics, applied microeconometrics, economic environment and health outcomes.
morgan
Stephen Morgan
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Professor
Sociology
labor markets, race and ethnicity, sociology of education, quantitative methodology
Kelly-Musick
Kelly Musick
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Associate Professor
PAM
family demography, marriage, fertility, social class, inequality
Sean nicholson
Sean Nicholson
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Professor
PAM
health economics, pharmaceuticals, physicians
jeff niederdeppe
Jeff Niederdeppe
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Associate Professor
Communication
public policy
Zhuan Pei
Zhuan Pei
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Assistant Professor
PAM

labor economics, applied econometrics, public policy
pillemer
Karl Pillemer
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Professor
Human Development
gerontology, life course studies, sociology of the family, long-term care, public policy, translational research
christine ranney
Christine Ranney
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Professor
AEM
public finance, public policy, consumer demand
Peter Rich
Peter Rich
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Assistant Professor
PAM
segregation, education, inequality, demography
david sahn
David Sahn
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Professor
Nutritional Sciences
health economics, nutrition and poverty
Nicholas Sanders
Nicholas Sanders
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Assistant Professor
PAM

environmental economics, health economics, labor economics, environmental policy
sharon sassler
Sharon Sassler
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Professor
PAM
family, adolescents, gender issues, marriage, cohabitation, immigrants, relationships, young adult transitions
LauraTach
Laura Tach
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Assistant Professor
PAM
poverty & public policy; family demography; neighborhood inequality & housing
Sharon-Tennyson
Sharon Tennyson
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Professor
PAM

consumer policy, government regulation, insurance, financial services, law and economics
William Trochim
William Trochim
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Professor & Director
PAM

evaluation, evaluation research, evaluation systems, systems evaluation, translational science, educational evaluation, educational assessment, educational improvement, concept mapping, translational research
Maureen Waller
Maureen Waller
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Associate Professor
PAM

poverty, family, social policy
kim weeden
Kim Weeden
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Professor
Sociology
public policy
will white
Will White
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Professor
organization of health care markets and the design and impact of payment systems, physician pricing
Chris Wildeman
Christopher Wildeman
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Associate Professor

child welfare, mass imprisonment, health

nicholas ziebarth
Nicholas Ziebarth
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Assistant Professor
health economics, labor economics, applied microeconomics