Winner of the American Political Science Association's E.E. Schattschneider Award for the best dissertation in American Politics (2009).
Winner of the the American Political Science Association's William Anderson Award for the best dissertation in field of state and local politics, federalism, or intergovernmental relations (2008).
Winner of the American Political Science Association's Urban Politics Section award for best dissertation in urban politics (2008) for her dissertation, “Punishment and Participation: How Criminal Convictions Threaten American Democracy.”
Winner 2007 Harvard University Robert Noxon Toppan prize, awarded for the best essay or dissertation upon a subject of political science.
Ph.D. in Government and Social Policy, 2012. Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boston University.
Katherine Levine Einstein's first book, Do Facts Matter? Information and Misinformation in Democratic Politics (co-authored with Jennifer Hochschild), explores the harmful effects of misinformation on democratic politics. It will be published as part of the The Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture Series by the University of Oklahoma Press in February 2015.
Her current book project, Divided Regions: Racial Inequality, Political Segregation, and the Splintering of Metropolitan America,examines how America’s stark racial segregation creates politically divided metropolitan jurisdictions and consequent sharp metropolitan cleavages across a number of important policies.Read more about Katherine Levine Einstein
Ph.D. in Government and Social Policy, 2008. J.D., Harvard Law School, 2006. McKnight Land-Grant Professor and Associate Professor of Law, University of Minnesota.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Associate Director, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, 2009-2011. Visiting Scholar, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, Jan-May 2015.
Francis X. Shen directs the Shen Neurolaw Lab at the University of Minnesota: "Our motto is: Every story is a brain story, and we focus our attention on the ways in which law and public policy can be improved through integration of brain science." He also serves as Executive Director of Education and Outreach activities for the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience.