Thomas Kelly


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Personal Statement: 

Thomas Kelly is an Americanist with interests in interest groups, privatization, and public choice theory. His dissertation is on differences in political strategies between private firms and labor unions, and the politics of criminal justice. He is also interested in organ transplant public policy.

Dissertation Committee Chair: 
Robert Van Houeweling
Primary Subfield: 
American Politics
Secondary Subfield: 
Methodology & Formal Theory
Political Behavior