News & Announcements

Cybelle Fox authored a new book, Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Cybelle Fox (Cohort 14 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

has authored a new book, Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal (Princeton University Press, 2012).

Dr. Fox is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of California, Berkeley
June 11, 2012

Andrea Campbell promoted to Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at MIT

Andrea Louise Campbell (Cohort 8 — Yale Alumni List) 

 has been promoted to Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Campbell is Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor in the Department of Political Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
June 11, 2012

Daniel Carpenter received the 2011 Allan Sharlin Memorial Award from the Social Science History Association for outstanding book, Reputation and Power: Organizational Image and Pharmaceutical Regulation at the FDA

Daniel P. Carpenter (Cohort 5 — Michigan Alumni List) 

received the 2011 Allan Sharlin Memorial Award from the Social Science History Association for outstanding book, Reputation and Power: Organizational Image and Pharmaceutical Regulation at the FDA

Dr. Carpenter is Allie S. Freed Professor of Government in the Department of Government at Harvard University
June 08, 2012

Michael Anderson was appointed Faculty Research Fellow in the Health Economics Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research

Michael L. Anderson (Cohort 13 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

was appointed Faculty Research Fellow in the Health Economics Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research

Dr. Anderson is Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at University of California, Berkeley
June 08, 2012

Vincent Hutchings elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Vincent L. Hutchings (Cohort 7 — Yale Alumni List) 

has recently been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences section on Political Science, International Relations, and Public Policy.

Dr. Hutchings is Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of Michigan
June 06, 2012

Boris Shor mentioned in Greg Sargent's Washington Post blog, May 18, 2012

Boris Shor (Cohort 18 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

is mentioned in the "Happy Hour Roundup" in the Greg Sargent's Washington Post blog "The Plum Line."

Dr. Shor is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of Houston
May 25, 2012

Michael Greenstone authored a Washington Post Op-Ed "Keeping Tabs on the Government’s Red Tape" May 17, 2012

Michael B. Greenstone (Cohort 5 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

authored a Washington Post Op-Ed "Keeping Tabs on the Government’s Red Tape" May 17, 2012.

Dr. Greenstone is Milton Friedman Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at University of Chicago
May 23, 2012

Brendan Nyhan was interviewed for NPR's "Partisan Psychology: Why Do People Choose Political Loyalties Over Facts?", May 9, 2012

Brendan Nyhan (Cohort 16 — Michigan Alumni List) 

was interviewed for NPR's "Partisan Psychology: Why Do People Choose Political Loyalties Over Facts?", May 9, 2012

Dr. Nyhan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College
May 11, 2012

Rashawn Ray authored a New York Times Op-Ed "Cause and Consequence", May 7, 2012

Rashawn Ray (Cohort 17 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

authored a New York Times Op-Ed "Cause and Consequence", May 7, 2012

Dr. Ray is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of Maryland, College Park
May 11, 2012

Alan Cohen authored The New York Times Sunday Dialogue Op-Ed 'Equitable Health Care' March 24, 2012

Alan B. Cohen ( — ) 

authored The New York Times Sunday Dialogue Op-Ed "Equitable Health Care" on March 24, 2012.

Dr. Cohen is Program Director in the RWJF Scholars in Health Policy Research Program at Boston University
May 01, 2012

Brendan Nyhan was interviewed for Los Angeles Times Op-Ed 'Obama's Problem? His Record' April 17, 2012

Brendan Nyhan (Cohort 16 — Michigan Alumni List) 

was interviewed for the Los Angeles Times Op-Ed "Obama's Problem? His Record" by J. Goldberg on April 17, 2012.

Dr. Nyhan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College
May 01, 2012

John Penrod co-authored 'Patients Value Metastatic Cancer Therapy More Highly Than Is Typically Shown Through Traditional Estimates' in Health Affairs

John R. Penrod (Cohort 1 — Michigan Alumni List) 

co-authored Patients Value Metastatic Cancer Therapy More Highly Than Is Typically Shown Through Traditional Estimates with S.A. Seabury, D.P. Goldman, J.R. MacLean and D.N. Lakdawalla. (Health Affairs, 2012; 31[4]:691-699)

Dr. Penrod is Director in the Worldwide Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Oncology at Bristol-Myers Squibb
May 01, 2012

John Penrod co-authored 'Survey Results Show That Adults Are Willing To Pay Higher Insurance Premiums For Generous Coverage Of Specialty Drugs' in Health Affairs

John R. Penrod (Cohort 1 — Michigan Alumni List) 

co-authored Survey Results Show That Adults Are Willing To Pay Higher Insurance Premiums For Generous Coverage Of Specialty Drugs with J.A. Romley, Y. Sanchez and D.P. Goldman.  (Health Affairs, 2012; 31[4]:683-690)

Dr. Penrod is Director in the Worldwide Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Oncology at Bristol-Myers Squibb
May 01, 2012

John Penrod co-authored 'How Cancer Patients Value Hope And The Implications For Cost-Effectiveness Assessments Of High-Cost Cancer Therapies' in Health Affairs

John R. Penrod (Cohort 1 — Michigan Alumni List) 

co-authored How Cancer Patients Value Hope And The Implications For Cost-Effectiveness Assessments Of High-Cost Cancer Therapies with D.N. Lakdawalla, J.A. Romley, Y. Sanchez, J.R. McLean and T. Philipson.  (Health Affairs, 2012; 31[4]:676-682)

Dr. Penrod is Director in the Worldwide Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Oncology at Bristol-Myers Squibb
May 01, 2012

Heather Royer awarded Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Grant in Behavioral Economics

Heather N. Royer (Cohort 11 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has been awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Grant in the field of Behavioral Economics.  She will be working on a project titled Improving the structure of financial incentives for exercise: insights from behavioral economics, along with Justin Sydnor (University of Wisconsin) and Mark Stehr (Drexel University).

Dr. Royer is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at University of California, Santa Barbara
May 01, 2012

Andrea Campbell was quoted in the Washington Post's Wonkblog in a post "How the Social Safety Net Works" April 5, 2012

Andrea Louise Campbell (Cohort 8 — Yale Alumni List) 

and Program National Advisory Committe member was quoted in the Washington Post's Wonkblog in a post "How the Social Safety Net Works" April 5, 2012

Dr. Campbell is Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor in the Department of Political Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
April 06, 2012

Jonathan Oberlander was interviewed for New York Times Op-Ed "The ABC’s of the Health Care Law and Its Future" April 3, 2012

Jonathan B. Oberlander (Cohort 2 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

 was interviewed for the New York Times Op-Ed "The ABC’s of the Health Care Law and Its Future" April 3, 2012.

Dr. Oberlander is Professor in the School of Medicine and School of Public Health at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
April 06, 2012

Andrea Louise Campbell authored New York Times Op-Ed "Down the Insurance Rabbit Hole" April 4, 2012

Andrea Louise Campbell (Cohort 8 — Yale Alumni List) 

and member Program National Advisory Committee authored New Your Times Op-Ed "Down the Insurance Rabbit Hole" April 4, 2012

Dr. Campbell is Arthur and Ruth Sloan Professor in the Department of Political Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
April 06, 2012

Rashawn Ray was Interviewed on The Young Turks with Cenk Ugur in the segment "Trayvon Martin’s death is an all-too-familiar fear for many black parents" on March 14, 2012.

Rashawn Ray (Cohort 17 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

was Interviewed on The Young Turks with Cenk Ugur in the segment "Trayvon Martin’s death is an all-too-familiar fear for many black parents" on March 14, 2012. View the video.

Dr. Ray is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of Maryland, College Park
March 28, 2012

Brian Finch was quoted in the article "The Terminal Illnesses of Poverty and Segregation" - Chicago Reader, March 13, 2012.

Brian K. Finch (Cohort 7 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

was quoted in the article "The Terminal Illnesses of Poverty and Segregation" by Steve Bogira - Chicago Reader, March 13, 2012.

Dr. Finch is Research Professor of Sociology & Spatial Sciences in the at University of Southern California
March 26, 2012

Rashawn Ray authored "Black Man Vs. Criminal" in the New York Times Opinion Pages on March 13, 2012.

Rashawn Ray (Cohort 17 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

authored "Black Man Vs. Criminal" in the New York Times Opinion Pages on March 13, 2012.

Dr. Ray is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of Maryland, College Park
March 13, 2012

Renee Almeling was interviewed for the blog post Sex Cells: An RWJF Scholar Looks at the Market for Eggs and Sperm in this Country featured on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Portfolio’s blog February 14

Rene Almeling (Cohort 15 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

 was interviewed for the blog post Sex Cells: An RWJF Scholar Looks at the Market for Eggs and Sperm in this Country featured on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Portfolio’s blog February 14.

Dr. Almeling is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Yale University
February 16, 2012

Martha Bailey co-authored research cited in New York Times Article "Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say" February 10,2012.

Martha Bailey (Cohort 12 — Michigan Alumni List) 

co-authored research cited in New York Times Article  "Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say" February 10,2012.

Dr. Bailey is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at University of Michigan
February 14, 2012

Jamila Michener's blog post Health Care, Inequality & Dr. King: Reflecting on our Priorities featured on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Portfolio’s blog January 17

Jamila Michener (Cohort 18 — Michigan Alumni List) 

contributed blog post Health Care, Inequality & Dr. King: Reflecting on our Priorities to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Portfolio’s blog January 17, 2012.

Dr. Michener is Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University
January 20, 2012