Elisabeth Gerber

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Elisabeth Gerber

Jack L. Walker, Jr. Professor of Public Policy and Political Science (by courtesy)

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
    • Center for Political Studies
  • Fields of Study
    • Public Policy and Administration
  • About

    Elisabeth R. Gerber's current research focuses on regionalism and intergovernmental cooperation, transportation policy, state and local economic policy, land use and economic development, local fiscal capacity, and local political accountability. She is the author of The Populist Paradox: Interest Group Influence and the Promise of Direct Legislation (1999), co-author of Stealing the Initiative: How State Government Responds to Direct Democracy (2000), and co-editor of Voting at the Political Fault Line: California's Experiment with the Blanket Primary (2001) and Michigan at the Millennium (2003).

  • Education
    • University of Michigan, Ph.D. (Political Science)
    • University of Michigan, M.A. (Political Science)
    • University of Michigan, B.A. (Political Science and Economics)