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American Politics Workshop: Eric Patashnik (Brown)

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT

Where: Scott Hall, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Ariel Sowers   (847) 491-7454

Group: Department of Political Science

Category: Academic


Please join the American Politics Workshop as they host Eric Patashnik, political science professor at Brown.

Eric M. Patashnik is Julis-Rabinowitz Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Political Science, and Chair, Department of Political Science. Patashnik is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Before coming to Brown, Patashnik held faculty positions at the University of Virginia, UCLA, and Yale University.  He previously served as associate dean and acting dean at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at University of Virginia. Patashnik is the author and editor of several books including Countermobilization: Policy Feedback and Backlash in a Polarized Age (University of Chicago Press, 2023), Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine (with Alan Gerber and Conor Dowling, Princeton University Press, 2017)  and Reforms at Risk: What Happens After Major Policy Changes Are Enacted (Princeton University Press, 2008). He has twice won the Louis Brownlow Book Award of the National Academy of Public Administration and also won the Don K. Price Book Award of the American Political Science Association. He was a Research Fellow at the Brookings Institution during 1995-96, served as President of the Public Policy Section of the American Political Science Association during 2017-18, and was the editor of Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law during 2016-2019. Patashnik received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. 

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