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Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Penn State

Simon F. Haeder's teaching and research interests include the public policymaking process, regulatory politics, lobbying and interest group politics, and healthcare policy.

Simon is also a Fellow in the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program, a national leadership development program supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to equip teams of researchers and community partners in applying research to solve real community problems.

His most recent work has focused on such issues as the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, provider networks, and regulatory policymaking at the Office of Management and Budget. This work has been published in the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Public Administration Research and Practice, Public Administration Review, Health Affairs, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.


  • 2019–present
    Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2016–2019
    Assistant Professor of Political Science, West Virginia University