Rachael Cobb, PhD
Associate Professor & Chair, Political Science & Legal StudiesSend a Message
- PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- AB, Bryn Mawr College
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Suffolk University, 2005-2006
- Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Suffolk University, 2006-2011
- Chair, Department of Government, Suffolk University, 2010-Present
- Associate Professor, Department of Government, Suffolk University, 2011-Present
- Public Policy
- Politics and Policy
- American Politics
- Election Law
- Research Methods
- Civic Engagement
- Political Participation
Cobb studies and teaches about election administration, civic engagement and political participation.
- Cobb, Rachael V. 2012. “Can Voter ID Laws Be Administered in a Race-Neutral Manner? Evidence from the City of Boston in 2008.” Quarterly Journal of Political Science 7 (1): 1–33.
- Skocpol, Theda, Rachael V. Cobb, and Casey Andrew Klofstad. 2005. “Disconnection and Reorganization: The Transformation of Civic Life in Late-Twentieth-Century America.” Studies in American Political Development 19 (02): 137–56.
Public Policy Achievements/Work
- City of Boston Election Advisory Committee: member
- MassVOTE Board Member