Jacqueline Chattopadhyay is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is a faculty member in UNC Charlotte’s doctoral program in Public Policy and in UNC Charlotte’s Gerald G. Fox Master of Public Administration Program. She is also an affiliated faculty member of UNC Charlotte’s Gerontology Program, a participating faculty member in UNC Charlotte’s doctoral program in Health Services Research starting Nov. 2020, and a member of UNC Charlotte’s Honors Faculty.
She earned her Ph.D. in Government & Social Policy from Harvard University in 2012 and her B.A. (Political Science; Economics) from the University of California, Irvine in 2005. Her work considers health policy, aging policy, and antipoverty policy in the United States, and she has also published on the topic of immigrant political incorporation. Her current research examines health policy (Affordable Care Act; Medicare; Medicaid) and aging policy (long-term care; family caregiving; aging in place).
She has received past support from a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship; a Harvard Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy NSF-IGERT Doctoral Fellowship; the Harvard Center for American Political Studies; and the UNC Charlotte Faculty Research Grant program. Jacqueline Chattopadhyay’s faculty page for political science can be found here.