Team directory: M

Team directory: M

Theodore Marmor, Professor Emeritus of Political Science

Ted Marmor’s scholarship primarily concerns welfare state politics and policy in North America and Western Europe. He particularly emphasizes the major spending programs, which is reflected in the second edition of The Politics of Medicare (Aldine de Gruyter, 2000) and the book written with colleagues Mashaw and Harvey in the early 1990s, America’s Misunderstood Welfare State (Basic Books, 1992).
Sterling Professor of Political Science

David Mayhew, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

David Mayhew is Sterling Professor Emeritus of Political Science.

Torey McMurdo, Graduate Student, Political Science

Torey McMurdo is a Ph.D. student in political science, focusing on U.S. foreign policy and international security. Her interests lie at the nexus of international relations, American politics and comparative politics. Her ISPS research examines Congressional oversight of the NSA, and whether this differs from the rest of the Intelligence Community. In addition to ISPS, McMurdo also serves as a Resident Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project, and a Graduate Affiliate at Davenport College.

ISPS Graduate Policy Fellow, 2022

Clara Mejía Orta,

Clara Mejía Orta is a PhD student in the Department of History. Her research centers immigrant workers and Latinx labor leaders in the service sector and food processing industries in the United States. As an ISPS Fellow, she will investigate how immigration enforcement in meatpacking plants in the Midwest impact the workplace by deconstructing the lived experiences of meat packing workers from a policy standpoint. Prior to Yale, Clara was a worker organizer for the United Food and Commercial Workers in Los Angeles. 

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.’