Academic Affairs

Delphia Shanks, Ph.D.

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Delphia Shanks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Politics


Academic Background

  • B.A., Grinnell College, 2001
  • M.A., Cornell University, 2016
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 2018

Recent Publications

  • SoRelle, Mallory E. and Delphia Shanks. 2023. "The policy acknowledgement gap: Explaining (mis)perceptions 
    of government social program use." Policy Studies Journal . 0(00):1-25. DOI: 10.1111/psj.12513


  • Shanks, Delphia and Mallory E.SoRelle. 2021. "The paradox of policy advocacy: philanthropic foundations, public interest groups, and second-order policy feedback effects." Interest Groups & Advocacy. DOI:  10.1057/s41309-021-00120-5

    Recipient of 2022 Grant Jordan & Burdett Loomis Best Article Award


  • Shanks-Booth, Delphia  and Suzanne Mettler. 2019. "The Paradox of the Earned Income Tax Credit: Appreciating Benefits but not Their Source." Policy Studies Journal . DOI: 10.1111/psj.12305


Teaching Interests

    • Civil Society & Civic Engagement
    • American Political Institutions
    • Public Policy
    • The Carceral State
    • Research Methods

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