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Robert Hackey

Director, Health Policy & Management Program

Contact Information:
401-865 -2453
Howley Hall 203


Ph.D. - Political Science Brown University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Public Opinion and Health Care, Health Care Reform, Health Planning, Health Care in the Mass Media, Hospital Reimbursement

Awards and Honors:

2008 RI Professor of the Year - Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Accinno Teaching Excellence Award - Providence College

Selected Publications:

Hackey, Robert. (2012). Cries of Crisis: Rethinking the Health Care Debate. Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press.,

Recent Presentations:

Hackey, Robert., Annual Meeting of the Northeast Popular Culture Association, Colchester, VT, "Folk Healers and Medical Miracles: Health Care in the Hunger Games". October, 2013.

Hackey, Robert., Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Boston, MA, "Paper: The Myth of a Health Care Crisis in America: Rethinking the Rhetoric of Health Care Reform". April, 2012.

Hackey, Robert., NERCOMP Workshop, Norwood, MA, November, 2011.

Hackey, Robert., Northeastern Political Science Association, Boston, MA, "Innovation in the Classroom: Non-Traditional Teaching Strategies & Paper: Legislative Simulations of the Policy Process: Learning from Experience". November, 2010.

Hackey, Robert., NERCOMP Workshop, "Leveraging Your LMS Investment". April, 2010.

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