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Associate Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University
Jamila Michener is an associate professor in the Department of Government at Cornell. She studies American politics and policy, with a particular focus on the political causes and consequences of poverty and racial inequality. She is author of Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism and Unequal Politics (Cambridge University Press). She is codirector of the Cornell Center for Health Equity, codirector of the Politics of Race, Immigration, Class and Ethnicity (PRICE) initiative, and board chair of the Cornell Prison Education Program. Prior to working at Cornell, Michener was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Scholar at the University of Michigan. She received her MA and PhD from the University of Chicago and her undergraduate degree from Princeton University.
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