Timothy Callaghan, PhD

Timothy Callaghan, PhD

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

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.