SARAH E. JAMES
Lecturer, Government & Social Studies
In 2021-22, I am a lecturer in Government and Social Studies at Harvard University, and I will be an assistant professor at Gonzaga University in fall 2022. I earned my PhD in Government and Social Policy from Harvard University in May 2021. Broadly, I study the causes of and solutions to racial and economic inequality through the lenses of federalism, state & bureaucratic politics, and education policy. My current book project examines the political responses to policy failure and how the design of state institutions impacts social policy. I have been a graduate fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy.