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Suzanne Mettler, Fellowship Mentor

Clinton Rossiter Professor of American Institutions, Cornell University


Advisee(s): Susan Schantz   

Suzanne Mettler is the Clinton Rossiter Professor of American Institutions in the Government Department at Cornell University. Her research and teaching interests include public policy (including social welfare, tax, health, and education policies), American political development, political behavior and civic engagement, and inequality. Mettler’s latest book is: Degrees of Inequality: How Higher Education Politics Sabotaged the American Dream. Her previous books include: The Submerged State: How Invisible Government Policies Undermine American Democracy (University of Chicago, 2011); Dividing Citizens: Gender and Federalism In New Deal Public Policy (Cornell, 1998), which was awarded the Kammerer Award of the American Political Science Association (APSA) for the best book on US national policy and the Martha Derthick Award for a book that has made an enduring contribution to the study of federalism; and Soldiers to Citizens: The G.I. Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation (Oxford University Press, 2005), which was also awarded the Kammerer Award as well as the J. David Greenstone prize of the Politics and History section of the APSA.


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