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Deborah Stone, Fellowship Mentor

Visiting and Research Professor in the Department of Government, Dartmouth College


Advisee(s): Christy Chapin   

Deborah Stone is visiting and research professor in the Department of Government and the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College. She earned her Ph.D. in Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Stone has also served as the David R. Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy at Brandeis University from 1986 to 1999, and has taught in the undergraduate and graduate programs at MIT, Yale, Tulane, and Duke University. She has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, Harvard Law School, Harvard University Program on Ethics and the Professions, the Open Society Institute, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She has served on many government and non-profit advisory commissions, including the Social Security Administration, the Human Genome Commission, and several Institute of Medicine committees. She is also a founding member of the Health Section of the National Academy of Social Insurance. Stone's research focuses on social policy, with an emphasis on health, welfare, and families. In addition to many articles, she has written Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making (W.W. Norton & Co., 2001). In 2000 she received a Mentor Award from the Women's Caucus of the American Political Science Association, as well as the Miriam K. Mills Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Field of Policy Studies.


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