Ruth Bloch Rubin

Ruth Bloch Rubin is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago. Her research explores how intraparty divisions drive patterns of lawmaking, institutional development, and party leadership in Congress. She received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley’s Department of Political Science in 2014 and from 2014–2016 was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at Harvard University. Bloch Rubin received a Social Science Research Council Negotiating Agreement in Congress research grant in 2017–2018 for a project titled “How Factional Discord Shapes Patterns of Party Leadership and Policymaking in Congress”

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