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Dawn Elizabeth Rigby Faculty Member

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Elizabeth Rigby, PhD is an Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, and of Political Science at George Washington University where she teaches courses in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy on the role of politics in the policymaking process. Her research examines the interplay of politics, policy, and social inequality in the contemporary United States and has been published in a range of journals including: American Journal of Political Science, Political Research Quarterly, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Policy Studies Journal, and Health Affairs. Professor Rigby holds a Ph.D. (with distinction) from Columbia University. In addition, she received post-doctoral training in population health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar and spent her 2015-2016 sabbatical year as an APSA Congressional Fellow on the minority staff of the Senate Finance Committee.

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