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My major areas of scholarly interest are social policy, voting rights policy, economic inequality, and political behavior. My first book, on the development of federal education policy - An Education in Politics: The Origin and Development of No Child Left Behind -  was published with Cornell University Press in...Read more

My current research interests lie at the intersection of the politics of race and ethnicity, public opinion, and political behavior. More specifically, my work examines the impact of changing demographics and shifts in the sociopolitical incorporation of racial minorities on the contours of American race relations, policy preferences, and...Read more

Ray La Raja

My research interests include political parties, interest groups, elections, campaign finance, political participation, American state politics, public policy and political reform. I am co-founder and former co-editor of The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics and I am a member of the Academic Advisory Board of...Read more

John Hird

My research interests include policy expertise and advising, regulatory policy-making, the use of information in policymaking, policy analysis, and environmental policy.Read more

My research interests include the politics of judicial selection and confirmation, the backgrounds and career paths of lower federal court judges,and the politics of constitutional law and civil liberties.Read more

Jane E. Fountain is Distinguished University Professor of Political Science and Public Policy; Chair of the Political Science Department; and an adjunct faculty member by appointment in the College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Professor Fountain is the founder and Director of the National...Read more

Carlene J. Edie

Carlene J. Edie has been a Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst since 1989. She received her PhD from UCLA. Her principal research interests have been in the areas of comparative political economy with a focus on the Anglophone Caribbean and sub-Saharan Africa. She is...Read more

Kevin Young

My research focuses on issues germane to international political economy, in particular the politics of financial regulation, transnational policy networks, and the role of private business in shaping global governance. I am particularly interested in analyzing the ways in which regulatory policy is affected by networks of elites and...Read more

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