Affiliated Faculty

Harlan Krumholz
Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology); Professor of Investigative Medicine and Public Health (Health Policy); Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)

Harlan Krumholz is a cardiologist and scientist at Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital. He is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine. He is a leading expert in the science to improve the quality and efficiency of care, eliminate disparities and promote equity, improve integrity and transparency in medical research, engage patients in their care, and avoid wasteful practices.

Associate Research Scientist

Seulki Lee-Geiller is an Associate Research Scientist at Yale University’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies, focusing on Democratic Innovations. Her interdisciplinary work combines political science, public policy, and technology, aimed at addressing rapidly evolving societal challenges from a governance perspective. She has explored the effects of technology on citizen-government interactions and is currently researching open government policies, delving into their nature, the dynamics of global policy transfer, and the driving forces of this trend.

Jim Levinsohn
Dean, Jackson School of Global Affairs & Charles W. Goodyear Professor in Global Affairs, Professor of Economics and Management

Professor James Levinsohn is the inaugural dean of the Jackson School and in that capacity he oversees the Global Affairs major in Yale College, the Global Affairs MPP and MAS programs, and the Yale World Fellows Program. Outside of Yale, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has consulted for many government and non-governmental organizations as well as many multinational corporations.

Becca Levy
Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences) and Psychology; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

Dr. Levy’s research explores psychosocial factors that influence older individuals’ cognitive and physical functioning, as well as their longevity. She is credited with creating a field of study that focuses on how positive and negative age stereotypes, which are assimilated from the culture, can have beneficial and adverse effects, respectively, on the health of older individuals.Her studies have been conducted by longitudinal, experimental, and cross-cultural methods.

Zachary Liscow is Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His wide-ranging work in law and economics currently covers tax policy, benefit-cost analysis, and infrastructure construction costs.  He is particularly interested in developing cost-effective policies to address inequality and understanding what drives the high costs of building U.S. infrastructure. He has also worked in a variety of other areas, including environmental policy and empirical legal studies.

Sterling Professor of Political Science
Sterling Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

David Mayhew is Sterling Professor Emeritus of Political Science.

Tracey Meares
Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and a Founding Director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School. Before joining the faculty at Yale, she was a professor at the University of Chicago Law School from 1995 to 2007, serving as Max Pam Professor and Director of the Center for Studies in Criminal Justice. She was the first African American woman to be granted tenure at both law schools.

Chima Ndumele
Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

Chima Ndumele is an Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) at the Yale School of Public Health. His research is focused on better understanding factors which influence the way vulnerable populations connect with and access health care resources. Specifically, he conducts work in three areas. The first examines how changes in local policy environment impact the care received by Medicaid enrollees. The second area explores how safety-net organizations can improve health care services delivery.

Cormac O'Dea
Assistant Professor of Economics

Cormac O’Dea is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University. He is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research interests are in household saving, retirement and intergenerational links in economic outcomes.

A. David Paltiel
Professor of Public Health (Health Policy); Professor of Management; Co-Director, Public Health Modeling Concentration; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

The objective that guides Dr. Paltiel’s scholarly activities is to promote a reasoned approach to decision making and resource allocation in public health and medicine. Trained in the field of Operations Research, Dr. Paltiel designs and implements policy models and cost-effectiveness analyses. He has a special interest and expertise in HIV/AIDS and has published broadly on the cost-effectiveness of testing, prevention, treatment, and care, both in the United States and around the world.

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