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Robert Hackey


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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:

Olszewski, Todd., Waldron, Danielle., Hackey, Robert. (2017). "Scholars in Training: Moving From Student Engagement to Student Empowerment". Currents in Teaching and Learning9 (1), 17-25.

Olszewski, Todd., Hackey, Robert., Waldron, Danielle . (2015). New Hampshire: Baseline Report. Albany, NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York.

Caprio, Mark., Hackey, Robert. (2014). If You Build It, They Will Come’: Strategies for Developing an Undergraduate Research Conference. The Journal of Health Administration Education31 (3), 247-266.

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

Recent Presentations:

Hackey, Robert., Olszewski, Todd., Innovations in Health Law and Policy: Regulatory Challenges and Strategies for Change., University of New Hampshire School of Law and the Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Concord, NH, "New Hampshire’s “Wait and See” Approach To Implementing the ACA". October, 2015.

Olszewski, Todd., Hackey, Robert., Waldron, Danielle., Northeast Political Science Association Annual Meeting, NEPSA, New Haven, CT, "Live Free and Reform: Implementing the Affordable Care Act in New Hampshire". April, 2015.

Hackey, Robert., New York State Political Science Association, New York, NY, "Paper: The Shortage of Primary Care Physicians: Crisis or Chronic Condition?". April, 2014.

Hackey, Robert., New York State Political Science Association, New York, NY, "Session: Student Research Panel". April, 2014.

Hackey, Robert., Northeast Popular Culture Association, Colchester, VT, "Session: Politics, Civic Life, and Popular Culture: Critical Perspectives on Politics and the Mass Media". October, 2013.

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.

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