Melissa Ziegler Rogers
I am an Assistant 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.


Research & Data

Teaching & Advising

Inequality Lab

Students at Claremont Graduate University interested in economic inequality can apply to join The Inequality Lab. Lab meetings occur once per month on Wednesdays from 11am-12pm in the Balitzer Board Room. Please send me an email to join the group at

Schedule of meetings (Fall 2016): 9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 11/28

(Google Group for current lab members)