Areas of Expertise
- Politics of Poverty and Inequality
- Health and Social Policy Analysis
- Policymaking Process
- Political Parties and Representation
PhD, Politics and Education, Columbia University
MA, Education, Washington University in St. Louis
BA, Political Science, Emory University
Rigby, Elizabeth and Kimberly J. Morgan (2018). “Academic Research and Legislative Advocacy: Information Use in the Campaign against Repeal of the ACA.” Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, 43(3).
Rigby, Elizabeth and Megan Hatch. (2017). “For Richer or Poorer: The Politics of Redistribution in Bad Economic Times.” Political Research Quarterly, 70(3):590-603.
Rigby, Elizabeth and Megan Hatch (2016). “Incorporating Economic Policies into a Health in All Policy Agenda.” Health Affairs, 35(1):2044-2052
Moynihan, Donald, Pam Herd, and Elizabeth Rigby (2016). “Policymaking by Other Means: Do Governments Use Administrative Barriers to Limit Access to Medicaid? Administration and Society, 48(4): 497-524.
Hatch, Megan and Elizabeth Rigby (2015). “Laboratories of (In)equality? Redistributive Policy and Income Inequality in the American States. Policy Studies Journal, 43(2): 163-187. [Awarded 2016 Theodore J. Lowi Award for the best article in Policy Studies Journal published in 2015]
Rigby, Elizabeth and Gerald C. Wright (2013). “Political Parties and Representation of the Poor in the American States.” American Journal of Political Science, 57(3):552-565. [Selected as Best Journal Article Published in 2013, State Politics and Policy Section, APSA]
“Party Politics and Enactment of Obamacare: A Policy-Centered Analysis of Minority Party Involvement,” with Jennifer Hayes Clark and Stacey Pelika, Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, 2014.
“Hybrid Federalism, Partisan Politics, and the Early Implementation of State Health Insurance Exchanges,” with Jake Haselswerdt, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 2013
"Voter Suppression, Equal Rights, and The Promise of Democracy," Panel presentation at Harvard
“Prevention as Health Policy,” Dialogue on Diversity/American Federation of Teachers, Invited presentation to community group
“Money in Politics Symposium,” University of Utah
American University, Center on Health, Risk, and Society Seminar Series, 2012
PPPA 6011 Politics and Policy Analysis
PPPA 6019 MPP Capstone