Welfare State

Susan M. Giaimo Doctorate

Cohort 1 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Biomedical Sciences
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Dr. Giaimo received her Doctorate in Political Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Giaimo's research and teaching interests comprise comparative politics of advanced industrial societies, comparative public policy, comparative political economy, and health care politics and policy. She taught in the political science department at MIT.

Dr. Giaimo’s latest book is Reforming Health Care in the United States, Germany, and South Africa: Comparative Perspectives on Health (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). She has also published journal articles and book chapters on comparative welfare state policies and health care politics. Dr. Giaimo has been panelist on a number of public forums on health policy, including the local PBS program 4th Street Forum and the Milwaukee Press Club. Her publications include Markets and Medicine: The Politics of Health Care Reform in Britain, Germany, and the United States (University of Michigan Press, 2002), and journal articles in Comparative Political Studies and Governance.  Her next book, Comparative Politics of Health: United States, Germany, Canada, and South Africa, will be published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Discipline: Political Science
		

Ryan T. Moore Ph.D.

Cohort 17 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List
Assistant Professor, Department of Government
American University, Washington, DC

Dr. Moore received his PhD from the Department of Government at Harvard University. He is also serving as Senior Social Scientist fro the The LAB @ DC. he is also a Fellow of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies (CCPS). His research interest centers around statistical political methodology, with applications in American social policy. Substantively, Dr. Moore is interested in the intersection of federalism, direct democracy, and the politics of old age pensions and health care. Methodologically, he develops and implements methods for political experiments, ecological data, missing data, causal inference, and geolocated data.

Discipline: Political Science
		

Kimberly J. Morgan Ph.D.

Cohort 8 — Yale Alumni List
Professor, Department of Political Science
George Washington University, Washington, DC

Dr. Morgan received her PhD in Political Science from Princeton University. Her research focuses on the politics of social policy in the United States and Western Europe, with particular interests in family policies, health care, and immigration. Dr. Morgan  is the author of two books, Working Mothers and the Welfare State: Religion and the Politics of Work-Family Policy in Western Europe and the United States (Stanford University Press 2006) and, with Andrea Louise Campbell, The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy (Oxford University Press 2011). She is a co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of U.S. Social Policy (2014), and her articles have appeared in journals such as American Journal of Sociology, Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Foreign Affairs, Politics & Society, Social Politics, and World Politics. Before joining GWU, was a post-doctoral fellow at NYU's Institute of French Studies (2000-01) and in 2008-09, Dr. Morgan was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Discipline: Political Science
		

Jonathan B. Oberlander Ph.D.

Cohort 2 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List
Professor, School of Medicine and School of Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Oberlander received both his PhD and MA in Political Science from Yale University. Dr. Oberlander's research focuses on the politics of health care, health care reform, Medicare and cost control.  He is the author of The Political Life of Medicare (University of Chicago Press), co-editor of the three-volume Social Medicine Reader (Duke University Press), and is an editor of the University of North Carolina Press series, Studies in Social Medicine.  His journal articles include works published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Health Affairs, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Law and Contemporary Problems, and the Journal of General Internal Medicine

Discipline: Political Science