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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:

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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