The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Herschel S. Nachlis

Research Assistant Professor
Manager Policy Research Shop
Postdoctoral Fellow

 Herschel Nachlis is Research Assistant Professor of Government, Postdoctoral Fellow, and Manager, Policy Research Shop at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy.

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He received his Ph.D. and M.A. in Politics and Social Policy from Princeton University, and B.A. in Political Science from Macalester College.

He studies and teaches American politics and public law, focusing on health and social policy. His research examines the political development of mental health policy in the United States and variation in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues.

His research interests include the politics of health and disease more generally, agencies and regulation, diversity and representation in legal and bureaucratic institutions, constitutional development and judicial policymaking, American political development, and well-being and public policy.

His research has received the Robert C. Wood Paper Prize from the New England Political Science Association, and his teaching has received the George Kateb Prize from Princeton's Department of Politics.

He was previously Assistant Professor of Government at Franklin & Marshall College.

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Department:
Government
Center:
The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy
Education:
Ph.D. Princeton University
M.A. Princeton University
B.A. Macalester College
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