Clare Brock is an assistant professor of American politics and public policy at Texas Woman's University. She completed her undergraduate work at Southwestern University, earning a B.A. in Political Science and Communications, and holds a M.A. and a Ph.D. in American Politics and Public Policy from the University of Texas.
Clare's research focuses on agricultural policy and lobbying behavior. More specifically, she studies how polarization impacts lobbying behavior and legislative outcomes in the agricultural and food sectors. Clare relies on a mixed methods approach, using statistical analysis, content analysis, and elite interviews to conduct her research. This research has been supported with a Research Enhancement Program grant from Texas Woman's University, as well as with assistance from the Irma Rangel Public Policy Institute at the University of Texas.
You can see Clare's work featured on The Monkey Cage and 3Streams Policy Blog. Her book, Farmed Out: Agricultural Lobbying in a Polarized Congress is forthcoming with Oxford University Press, anticipated publication date will be fall of 2023.
Follow Clare on twitter @clare_brock or contact her via email at email@example.com