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E.J. Fagan

E.J. Fagan

Primary Affiliation: Primary Affiliation: Equity, Justice, and Human Flourishing Working Group Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | University of Illinois Chicago

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Primary Affiliation: Equity, Justice, and Human Flourishing Working Group Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences | University of Illinois Chicago

Policy Expertise

Political institutions
Public policy
Civil society

Experience & Background

E.J. Fagan
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Experience & Background

Professor Fagan studies how political institutions process information and make decisions about public policy.

His work focuses on the role of expert information, civil society, and political parties in influencing decisions by policymakers, particularly in the U.S. Congress.

Additional Credentials

Deputy Communications Director, Global Financial Integrity, Washington DC, 2011-2014

Advocate, Stand Up America PAC, Washington DC, 2009-2010

Field Organizer, Dennis Shulman for Congress, Demarest NJ, 2008

Professional Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago, 2020

Faculty Associate, U.S. Policy Agendas Project, 2020-present

Project Manager, U.S. Policy Agendas Project, 2017-2019

Education

PhD University of Texas at Austin, 2020

MA University of Texas at Austin, 2017

MPP George Mason University, 2011

BA Providence College, 2009

Recent Publications

Black, immigrant, or woman? The implicit influence of Kamala Harris’ vice presidential nomination on support for Biden in 2020
Black, immigrant, or woman? The implicit influence of Kamala Harris’ vice presidential nomination on support for Biden in 2020

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