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Dr Amy McKay

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Senior Lecturer

Dr. Amy McKay (Ph.D., Duke University, 2006) studies the politics of policymaking with particular focus on the role pressure groups play in writing legislation and regulation. She has published a number of articles on lobbying in the U.S. In 2008-9 she served as an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow, working for a U.S. senator on health reform legislation (the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare). Previously, she held research and teaching positions at Georgia State University and the University of Iowa.