Timothy Callaghan, Ph.D.

Timothy Callaghan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Health Policy and Management
212 Adriance Lab Rd
1266 TAMU
College Station, Texas   77843

Phone: 979-436-0960

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Education and Training

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - 2016

M.A., Political Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - 2014

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Connecticut - 2011

B.A., Political Science, University of Connecticut - 2011

Research Interests

  • Health Politics
  • Medicaid Coverage and Expansion
  • Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment and Regulation
  • Lobbying in the Health Sector
  • State Politics
  • Public Opinion
  • Executive Politics
  • Survey Design

Recent Publications

  • Callaghan, Timothy and Lawrence Jacobs. Forthcoming. “The Future of Health Care Reform: What is Driving Enrollment?” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.

  • Motta, Matt, Timothy Callaghan, and Brianna Smith. Forthcoming. “Looking for Answers: Identifying Search Behavior and Improving Knowledge-Based Data Quality in Online Surveys.” International Journal of Public Opinion Research.

  • Callaghan, Timothy and Adam Olson. Forthcoming. “Unearthing the Hidden Welfare State: Race, Political Attitudes, and Unforeseen Consequences.” Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics.

  • Luttig, Matthew and Timothy Callaghan. 2016. “Is President Obama’s Race Chronically Accessible? Racial Priming in the 2012 Presidential Election.” Political Communication, 33 (4), 628-650.

  • Callaghan, Timothy and Lawrence Jacobs. 2016. “Interest Group Conflict over Medicaid Expansion: The Surprising Impact of Public Advocates” The American Journal of Public Health, 106 (2), 308-313.

  • Callaghan, Timothy and Lawrence Jacobs. 2014. “Process Learning and the Implementation of Medicaid Reform.” Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 44 (4), 541-563.  

  • Chen, Philip G., Jacob Appleby, Eugene Borgida, Timothy Callaghan, Pierce Ekstrom, Christina E. Farhart, Elizabeth Housholder et al. 2014. "The Minnesota Multi‐Investigator 2012 Presidential Election Panel Study." Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 14 (1), 78-104.

  • Jacobs, Lawrence R. and Timothy Callaghan.  2013. “Why States Expand Medicaid: Party, Resources, and History.”  Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 38 (5), 1023-1050.