Public Policy in a Polarized Era
Shanna Rose is the Alice Tweed Tuohy Associate Professor of Management and Government at CMC. Her areas of expertise include American politics, federalism, and public policy. She holds a BA in economics from Swarthmore College and a PhD in political economy and government from Harvard University. Prior to joining CMC in 2014, she taught at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.
Professor Rose is the author of Financing Medicaid: Federalism and the Growth of America’s Health Care Safety Net (University of Michigan Press, 2013) and coauthor of Responsive States: Federalism and American Public Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2019), as well as two dozen journal articles, book chapters, and other publications. She is currently completing a book manuscript on the politics of minimum wage policy in the United States, with support from a research grant from the Center for the Study of Federalism.
Professor Rose teaches courses on public policy analysis, empirical methods, and state and local politics and policy. She is the founding director of CMC’s public policy major, one of the College’s fastest growing majors. Professor Rose 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.