Screen Shot 2016-04-29 at 9.06.28 AMI am an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas at Arlington.  I recently completed my Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin.

My areas of specialization include public policy and American politics with an emphasis on agenda-setting, organized interests, and lobbying.  My previous research has been published in Policy Studies JournalPublic AdministrationInterest Groups & Advocacy, and PS: Political Science and Politics.

I am currently teaching courses on American national government and public policy analysis.

Contact me at herschel.thomas at uta edu.

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