Melissa Ziegler Rogers
I am an Associate Professor of political science in the
Department of International Studies at
Claremont Graduate University.

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

I am a Visiting Fellow at the
Center for US-Mexican Studies at


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Inequality and Policy Research Center

Melissa Rogers and Javier Rodríguez - Co-Directors

The 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.