Susan Moffitt

Institution: Brown University

Susan L. Moffitt is the Director of the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy and an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Brown University. Her research focuses on putting policy into practice in the fields of public education and public health.  Her latest book, Making Policy Public: Participatory Bureaucracy in American Democracy, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2014. Her first book, The Ordeal of Equality: Did Federal Regulation Fix the Schools, co-authored with David K. Cohen, was published by Harvard University Press in 2009. Some of her other scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in: The American Journal of Political Science; The Journal of Politics; The Journal of Law, Economics and Organization; The American Journal of Education; Medical Care; Policy Studies Journal; and in numerous edited volumes.  Before joining the faculty at Brown, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in health policy research at Harvard University.