Institution for Social and Policy Studies

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Team directory: T

Team directory: T

Cheryl Tappin, Administrative Assistant

Office Location: 77 Prospect Street, Room A101A
Phone: 203-432-0589
Email: cheryl.tappin@yale.edu

Adam Thal, Postgraduate Associate

Adam Thal is a Postgraduate Associate in the Policy Lab at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. He specializes in the study of political behavior, inequality, and American politics. His research attempts to understand the rise of inequality in the United States by studying the political behavior of affluent Americans.

Riley Tillitt, Yale College, EP&E

Riley Tillitt is a sophomore at Yale studying Ethics, Politics, & Economics with a particular interest in drug policy and criminal justice reform. He is currently Treasurer for Yale’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy and working on Connecticut’s legislation to legalize marijuana. Beyond drug policy, Riley is a Director-General for Yale Model United Nations China and a member of Dwight Hall’s Socially Responsible Investment Fund. 

Mary Evelyn Tucker, Senior Research Scientist; Senior Lecturer; Senior Research Fellow

Mary Evelyn Tucker is a Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar at Yale University where she has appointments in the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies as well as the Divinity School. She is a co-founder and co-director with John Grim of the Forum on Religion and Ecology. Together they organized a series of ten conferences on World Religions and Ecology at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. They are series editors for the ten volumes from the conferences distributed by Harvard University Press.

Patrick Tucker, Postdoctoral Associate

Patrick Tucker is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies and the Center for the Study of American Politics. His research interests are broadly related to American politics, with specific interests in representation, public opinion, Congress, and the stability of political attitudes.
 

Ian Turner, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Ian Turner is Assistant Professor of Political Science, a Resident Fellow in the Institution of Social and Policy Studies and the Center for the Study of American Politics, and a Faculty Affiliate of the Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy at Yale University. Prior to joining the Yale faculty, he was an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Co-director of the Political Institutions/Political Behavior Research Program at Texas A&M University. He received his PhD in political science from Washington University in St.

Tom Tyler, Macklin Fleming Prof of Law; Professor of Psychology; Professor of Management

Tom R. Tyler is the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School. He is also a professor (by courtesy) at the Yale School of Management. He joined the Yale Law faculty in January 2012 as a professor of law and psychology. He was previously a University Professor at New York University, where he taught in both the psychology department and the law school. Prior to joining NYU in 1997, he taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Northwestern University.