Welcome to Tennessee SSN

TN Civic Summit on Campus Voter Education, Registration, and Participation

About the chapter

Tennessee SSN brings together scholars from middle and east Tennessee, including members from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Vanderbilt University. Members currently focus on education policy, inequality, poverty, economic security, and U.S. foreign policy. As the membership expands, the chapter will continually refine its focus to address policy issues under debate in the state and nationally.

Leaders
Tennessee SSN Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University
Professor of Public Policy, Education and Economics, Peabody College of Education and Human Development and Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Tennessee
Members
PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Tennessee
Master of Education Candidate in International Education Policy and Management, Vanderbilt University
PhD Candidate in Leadership and Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Philosophy & Director of Graduate Studies in the Philosophy Department, University of Tennessee
Assistant Professor in Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Research Associate, University of Tennessee
Associate Professor of Public Policy and United States History; Chancellor Faculty Fellow, Vanderbilt University
Professor of Accounting, Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, University of Tennessee
Associate Professor of Political Science and Associate Director of the Latin American Public Opinion Project, Vanderbilt University
Professor Emerita of Economics, University of Tennessee
Assistant Professor of Health Policy, Vanderbilt University Medical School
PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Tennessee
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education, Vanderbilt University
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Professor of Political Science and Law (by courtesy), Vanderbilt University

Latest Briefs

Corporations, Animals, and Legal Personhood

  • Jon Garthoff

Critical Issues about Online Credit Recovery Programs in America's Schools

  • Jennifer Darling-Aduana
  • Carolyn J. Heinrich
  • Annalee Good

Latest In The News

"No Need to Feel Hopeless in Fight to End Harm to Children at the Border," Carolyn J. Heinrich, The Hill, July 26, 2018.
Sayeh Nikpay quoted in Roxanne (Yanchun) Liu, "Some Hospitals Pocket Savings from Program Meant to Lower Costs for Low-Income Patients" USA Today, July 12, 2018.
Sayeh Nikpay's research on vertical integration discussed in Paige Minemeyer. Sayeh Nikpay, "Study: Hospitals May Not Be 'Gobbling up' Physician Practices," FierceHealthcare, July 9, 2018.
"Misrepresenting Rawls on Meritocracy," Jon Garthoff, Washington Post, January 19, 2018.
"Tax Cuts Would Lead to Deeper, Painful Spending Cuts," LeAnn Luna, Commercial Appeal, November 29, 2017.

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