Janet Coffman, Chair Faculty Council Janet Coffman is an Associate Professor at the UCSF School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the health care workforce, health insurance, and access to health care. She is also a Vice Chair of the California Health Benefits Review Program, a University of California program that analyzes health insurance benefit mandate legislation for the California State Legislature. Sarah Anzia Sarah Anzia is an Associate Professor of Public Policy & Political Science at The Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkley. She is a political scientist who studies American politics with a focus on state and local government, elections, interest groups, political parties, and public policy. Matthew Beckmann Matthew Beckmann is an Associate Professor of Political Science at UC Irvine. He studies American politics with a focus on the dynamics of White House politics. Robert Fairlie Robert Fairlie is a professor of Economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His research interests include entrepreneurship, education, information technology, inequality, labor economics, immigration, and environmental. Benjamin Highton Benjamin Highton is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at UC Davis. His research explores political behavior, elections, and American national politics. Thad Kousser Thad Kousser is a Professor of Political Science at UC San Diego. He studies American politics, interest group influence, and how politicians use social media. Scott Mackenzie Scott Mackenzie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at UC Davis. His research focuses on local government and politics, political development, and political methodology. Clayton Nall Clayton Nall is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at UC Santa Barbara. His research seeks to explain how policies that change geographic space change American politics. He is currently pursuing research broadly addressing the politics of housing, examining how the expression of economic self-interest in local politics interacts with Americans' nationally focused political ideologies. Ninez Ponce Ninez Ponce is a Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She is the director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research as well as director of the UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health. She is an expert on immigrant and global health, survey-based research, social determinants of health, and health disparities. Karthick Ramakrishnan Karthick Ramakrishnan is a Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at UC Riverside and Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy. He researches civic participation, immigration policy, and politics of race in the United States. Jessica Trounstine Jessica Trounstine is an Associate Professor of Political Science at UC Merced. She studies American politics with a focus on sub-national politics and the role of political institutions in shaping a responsive government.