Team directory: M

Team directory: M

Isabela Mares

Isabela Mares, Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science

Isabela Mares is the Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science and the Director of the European Union Center at Yale. She specializes in the comparative politics of Europe. Professor Mares has written extensively on labor market and social policy reforms, the political economy of taxation, electoral clientelism, reforms limiting electoral corruption. Her current research examines the political responses to antiparliamentarism in both contemporary and historical settings.

Sterling Professor of Political Science

David Mayhew, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

David Mayhew is Sterling Professor Emeritus of Political Science.

Tracey Meares

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.

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Isaidy Medina, ISPS Director's Fellow 2023

Isaidy Medina is a sophomore in Silliman College majoring in history. She is from New York City and is interested in researching access to education in immigrant communities, especially in relation to politics and policies of citizenship. On campus, she volunteers with the Elm City Echo, a student-run literary magazine, and works at the Yale Center for British Art.

Costas Meghir

Costas Meghir, Douglas A. Warner III Professor of Economics and Professor of Management

Costas Meghir is the Douglas A. Warner III Professor of Economics at Yale University. He obtained his Ph.D. from Manchester University. He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow of the Econometric Society, Fellow of the British Academy, and Fellow of the Society for Labor Economics. He was awarded the Ragnar Frisch medal by the Econometric Society in 2000 and the Bodosakis Foundation prize in 1997. He has been co-editor of Econometrica and joint managing editor of the Economic Journal.

Adam Meirowitz

Adam Meirowitz, Damon Wells Professor of Political Science

Adam Meirowitz is the Damon Wells Professor of Political Science at Yale University. Prior to that he was the Kem C. Gardner Professor of Finance in the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah where he taught from 2015-2022. Before that he was the John Work Garrett Professor of Politics at Princeton University, where he taught between 2002 and 2015. Meirowitz’s research focuses on the application of game theory to the study of governance and collective decision-making.

2021 - 2022 Dahl Scholar

Bilal Moin, Dahl Scholar 2021 - 2022

Bilal Moin is from Mumbai, India and reads Economics, Mathematics and Global Affairs in the Yale Class of 2024. He is interested in complex systems in the social sciences, especially in the context of social, and economic development.

As a Dahl Scholar, he will be working with Sterling Professor Ian Shapiro to analyze the political logic of pro-poor policy interventions. His project focuses on modelling the interactions between electoral strategies and development policy in Indian democracy to decipher its ‘paradox of poverty.’

Lauren Moore, ISPS Director's Fellow 2023

Lauren Moore is a junior in Morse College from Lantana, Texas. She is currently an Ethics, Politics, and Economics major, with a specific focus on law & social equity for marginalized groups. Lauren is passionate about achieving policy that works towards voting rights, community infrastructure rebuilding, and education. She has explored these passions through her roles in Yale College Council, the Center for Popular Democracy, and working in the US House of Representatives under Congresswoman & former Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro.

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Isabella Morales, ISPS Director's Fellow 2023

Isabella Morales is a junior in Berkeley College from El Paso, Texas. She is majoring in political science and ethnicity, race, & migration and is particularly interested in voting rights advocacy in communities of color, such as those in her home state. At Yale, Morales currently serves as the voter advocacy coordinator for the Yale College Democrats, an editorial intern for the Yale Law Journal, and a library assistant at Sterling Memorial Library.