American political development; public policy; political behavior
Current Research Interest
Effects of health care reform on public opinion; state of American democracy; how economic inequality influences American politics
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
National Academy of Social Insurance
American Political Science Association Martha Derthick Best Book Award
American Political Science Association J. David Greenstone Prize
American Political Science Association Gladys M. Kammerer Awards
Mettler, Suzanne. The Government-Citizen Disconnect. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2018.
Mettler, Suzanne. Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream. New York: Basic Books, 2014.