Bio and CV

 

Meredith received her Ph.D. in Politics and Social Policy from Princeton University in July of 2014 and is now researcher and lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley in the Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy.

 

Her research focuses on political behavior, political psychology, experimental methods and social and economic inequality and centers on areas of health policy and criminal justice. Her dissertation won the 2015 Best Dissertation Award from the American Political Science Association's Experimental Research Section and her findings have been cited in the national media and presented at various scholarly meetings. She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and the National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant. Her work has been published in the American Political Science Review, Journal of PoliticsPublic Opinion Quarterly, and Political Psychology.

Meredith has also served as a Senior Analyst for the Analyst Institute, a clearinghouse for evidence-based best practices in progressive voter contact. In 2012, she worked as an Experimental Analyst in the Analytics Department (or "The Cave") at Obama for America's Campaign Headquarters where she helped
implement and innovate new ways of applying data, experiments, and analytics to understanding voter sentiment, targeting, and underlying societal mechanisms.

Meredith earned her B.A. in political science at Brown University where she graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Prior to coming to Princeton, she worked as a reporter for Newsweek magazine as well as an investigator for a California state agency that represents men on death row.

 

Meredith's CV is here.