Democracy And Governance Studies
Democracy and Governance Studies encompasses the GAGE scholars, Colloquia Series, the Miller Center National Fellowship, and the Journal of Security Studies. It examines the intersection and historical roots of contemporary American foreign policy and domestic politics. This groundbreaking initiative integrates the American Political Development and America in the World programs.
Democracy and Governance Studies regularly holds colloquia, panels, and conferences to address special topics or showcase scholarly research. Downloadable video and audio from all events is available through the Miller Center event archive.
‘Obamacare,’ Medicare Payment Policy, and the Elusive Quest for Better Incentive Alignment
RICK MAYES is associate professor in the department of political science, and co-director of the "Healthcare & Society" major, at the University of Richmond. Mayes received his Ph.D. from UVa in 2000 and was a National Institute of Mental Health postdoctoral trainee at U.C. Berkeley’s School of Public Health from 2000 to 2002. From 1992-1993, he worked on Medicaid policy in the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs for George H.W. Bush and thereafter on health insurance and Medicare policy at the AARP during the health care . . .
MICHAEL F. HOLT is Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History Emeritus at the University of Virginia where he taught for 37 years. A specialist on 19th-century political history, and especially pre-Civil War political history, he is co-author or author of eight books, the most recent of which is The American Presidents Series’ Franklin Pierce. He has delivered the Fleming Lectures at LSU, the Fortenbaugh Lecture at Gettysburg College, and the Allan Nevins Memorial Lecture at the Huntington Library. In 1993-1994, he was the Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions at the University of Cambridge.
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