Mark Peterson, PhD

Core Affiliate, Policy Impact Core

Mark Peterson, PhD, is a political scientist who specializes on American national institutions who’s scholarship focuses on interactions among the Presidency, Congress, and interest groups, examining the sources of variation in those relationships and evaluating their implications for policy-making, both within the general domain of domestic policy and with specific attention to health care policy.  He also studies public opinion on health and health care issues, as well as the factors that shape the influence of research evidence on policy decision making.