Timothy Callaghan, PhD

Timothy Callaghan, PhD

Assistant Professor

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

Education and Training

PhD, Political Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - 2016

MA, Political Science, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - 2014

BS, Biological Sciences, University of Connecticut - 2011

BA, Political Science, University of Connecticut - 2011

Research Interests

  • Health Politics
  • Rural Health Policy
  • Insurance Coverage and Expansion
  • Public Health Policy Attitudes
  • Disability Policy
  • Survey Design
  • State Politics and Policy

Recent Publications

  • Motta, Matthew, Timothy Callaghan, and Steven Sylvester. 2018.  “Knowing Less but Presuming More: Dunning-Kruger Effects and the Endorsement of Anti-Vaccine Policy Attitudes.” Social Science and Medicine. 211, 274-281.
  • Adam Olson, Callaghan, Timothy and Andrew Karch. 2018. “Return of the 'Rightful Remedy': Partisan Federalism, Resource Availability, and Nullification Legislation in the American States.”  Publius: The Journal of Federalism. 48 (3), 495-522.
  • Smith, Brianna, Matt Motta, Zein Murib, Timothy Callaghan, and Marissa Theys. Forthcoming, Available Online.  ““Gay” or “Homosexual”: The Implications of Social Category Labels for the Structure of Mass Attitudes.” American Politics Research
  • Motta, Matt, Timothy Callaghan, and Brianna Smith. Forthcoming, Available Online. “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. 2017. “Unearthing the Hidden Welfare State: Race, Political Attitudes, and Unforeseen Consequences.” Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics. 2 (1), 63-87.
  •  Callaghan, Timothy and Lawrence Jacobs. 2017. “The Future of Health Care Reform: What is Driving Enrollment?” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 42 (2), 215-246.
  •  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.