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Associate Professor of Political Science, UMass Boston

Professor Erin E. O’Brien’s research and teaching interests focuses on the politics of poverty and social welfare policy, voting access policymaking in the United States, and gender in political participation/representation. Her work employs a variety of methods and approaches to social science in order to examine the connections among social policy, political thought and action, inequality, and patterns of stratification associated with social groups.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Boston