Shanna Rose, Ph.D.

Alice Tweed Tuohy Associate Professor of Management and Government



Areas of Expertise

American Politics
Public Policy


Shanna Rose is the Alice Tweed Tuohy Associate Professor of Management and Government and founding director of CMC's public policy major. Her areas of expertise include American politics, federalism, social welfare policy, health care policy, and budget policy. She is the author of Responsive States: Federalism and American Public Policy (with Andrew Karch; Cambridge University Press, 2019) and Financing Medicaid: Federalism and the Growth of America’s Health Care Safety Net (University of Michigan Press, 2013) as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters. She is currently working on a book manuscript on the politics of minimum wage policy in the United States. Professor Rose teaches courses on public policy analysis, empirical methods, and state and local politics and policy. She holds a BA in economics from Swarthmore College and a PhD in political economy and government from Harvard University. She has earned several college-wide awards including CMC's Roy P. Crocker Award for Service, Professor of the Year at NYU-Wagner, and the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Student Teaching at the Harvard Kennedy School.


B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University