Kimberly J. Morgan's research focuses on the politics of social policy in the United States and Western Europe, with particular interests in immigration, family policies, and health care. 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 The Many Hands of the State: Theorizing Political Authority and Social Control (Cambridge 2017). 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.
Professor Morgan received her Ph.D. in political science from Princeton University and, before joining GWU, was a post-doctoral fellow at NYU's Institute of French Studies (2000-01) and a participant in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Scholars in Health Policy Research program at Yale University (2001-03). In 2008-09, Dr. Morgan was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.