Patricia Strach

Patricia Strach

Political Science
Public Administration & Policy
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
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306 Milne Hall

PhD, Political Science, the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Patricia Strach

Specialization: American Politics and Public Policy

Patricia Strach is professor in the Departments of Political Science and Public Administration & Policy and a Howard J. Samuels State and City Policy Center Fellow (2021-2022). Her current research examines the opioid epidemic in local communities. Strach is an expert in public policy and mass politics and is the author of Hiding Politics in Plain Sight: Cause Marketing, Corporate Influence, and Breast Cancer Policymaking (Oxford 2016) and All in the Family: The Private Roots of American Public Policy (Stanford 2007) as well as numerous articles. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at Harvard (2008-2010) after receiving her doctorate in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2004).