Melissa Ziegler Rogers
I am the Associate Dean of the School of Social Science, Policy, and Evaluation and Chair of the Department of International Studies at
Claremont Graduate University.

I am the Co-Director of the Inequality and Policy Research Center.

My research focuses on comparative political economy and political institutions with a particular interest in spatial economic inequality and fiscal policy.


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Inequality and Policy Research Center

Melissa Rogers and Javier Rodríguez - Co-Directors

The Inequality and Policy Research Center (IPRC) is an initiative of the Institute for Democratic Renewal at Claremont Graduate University. IPRC supports the scientific analysis of political, health, socioeconomic, and group-specific inequality in the United States and abroad. We develop evidence-based policy and program solutions to problems related to inequality.