About the Center

The Gordon Center for American Public Policy, generously funded by the Gordon Foundation of Chicago, supports research and graduate training in American politics and public policy.

The center annually provides stipend support for Department of Politics Ph.D. students who work on U.S. politics.

The center also offers major support to research projects by the American Politics faculty. Currently, the Gordon Foundation supports the following research initiatives:

Police and American Politics, headed by Associate Professor of Politics Daniel Kryder;

Generational Membership and White Racial Attitudes, directed by Professor Jill Greenlee;

Motherhood and Politics, also directed by Professor Jill Greenlee.

Politics and Economics of American Markets, led by Professor Martin Levin.