Resident Faculty Fellows

Ana De La O
Associate Professor of Political Science

Ana De La O Torres is an associate professor of political science and in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, with affiliations at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Her research relates to the political economy of poverty alleviation, clientelism, and the provision of public goods.

Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science

Jacob S. Hacker, Ph.D., is the Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

Allison Harris
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Allison P. Harris is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University and a Research Fellow at the Institution of Social and Policy Studies. She conducts research in American politics with a specialization in law and courts. Professor Harris’ current research agenda investigates the ways in which institutional change affects disparities in institutional outcomes, specifically within the criminal legal system.

Professor of Political Science, Gregory Huber
Chair of the Political Science Department at Yale; Forst Family Professor of Political Science; Director, ISPS Behavioral Lab

Gregory Huber, Ph.D., Princeton University 2001, is the Forst Family Professor of Political Science, a resident fellow of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Associate Director of the Center for the Study of American Politics, and founding director of the ISPS Behavioral Research Lab.

Assistant Professor of Political Science Josh Kalla
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Joshua Kalla is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University with a secondary appointment as Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley (2018). His research studies political persuasion, prejudice reduction, and decision-making among voters and political elites, primarily through the use of randomized field experiments.

Christina Kinane
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Christina M. Kinane is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University and a Research Fellow at the Institution of Social and Policy Studies. Broadly, she studies the role of legislatures, executives, and the bureaucracy in policymaking. In particular, her current research examines how presidents strategically use vacancies in top appointments to promote their policy priorities within the framework of interbranch bargaining. Professor Kinane teaches courses on American politics and U.S. executive politics.

Shiro Kuriwaki
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Shiro Kuriwaki is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. His research seeks to understand the mechanics of democratic representation in American Politics. This research agenda primarily improves upon the measurement of electoral behavior and public opinion, and studies how individual behavior aggregates to geographic districts, elected representatives, and public policy.  He received his Ph.D. in government from Harvard University and his A.B. in public policy from Princeton University.

Adam Meirowitz
Professor of Political Science

Adam Meirowitz is a Professor in the Political Science Department 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.

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.
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