Boris Shor, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University, focuses on two primary research programs. The first is the empirical analysis of the policy consequences of enduring political institutions in the United States. The second area is the analysis of state legislative ideology in comparative context and the connection to crossstate policy differences. His institutional interests include the presidency, Congress, political parties, and state governmental organization. In other research, he is focusing on the causes and consequences of the blue-red state divide in the U.S. A Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy at UC Berkeley from 2011-2013.
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