Richard Hall

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Richard Hall


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  • Affiliation(s)
    • Ford School of Public Policy
  • Fields of Study
    • American Political Institutions
    • Applied Policy
    • Health Policy
  • About

    Richard L. Hall is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy. His research focuses on American national politics. He has studied participation and representation in Congress, congressional committees, congressional retirements, campaign finance reform, legislative oversight, and lobbying in Congress. He is currently writing a book on lobbying and money in national policymaking and is beginning a study of interest group issue advertising. Professor Hall is the author of Participation in Congress (1996), winner of the Richard F. Fenno Prize. Prior to joining the Political Science faculty at Michigan, he served in a staff role on Capitol Hill.  Professor Hall has taught undergraduate courses in American politics and the legislative process and regularly teaches graduate level courses on legislative behavior and institutions and the politics of health policy. 

  • Education
    • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Ph.D
    • University of North Caroline, Chapel Hill, M.A.
    • University of Iowa, B.A.
  • Courses Taught
    • The Politics of Health Policy
    • Legislative Behavior and Institutions
    • Interest Groups and Social Movements