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Meg Jacobs, Fellowship Mentor

Meg Jacobs is a Research Scholar in the Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs and teaches courses in public policy and history, Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Advisee(s): Julia Ott Kelly Richter   

She received her Ph.D. in 1998 from the University of Virginia and was an associate professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has been a fellow at the Harvard Business School, the Charles Warren Center, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. She is currently working on a book on the energy crisis of the 1970s, which looks at why American politicians failed to devise a long-term energy policy. She is the author of  Pocketbook Politics: Economic Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America, which was published with Princeton University Press and won the Organization of American Historians' 2006 prize for the best book on modern politics.  She also published Conservatives in Power: The Reagan Years, 1981-1989 (Bedford/St.Martin's, 2010).


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