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Ford Foundation Associate Professor of Public Policy
Assistant: Sarah McLain

Quinton Mayne is Ford Foundation Associate Professor of Public Policy in the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University. His dissertation, entitled The Satisfied Citizen: Participation, Influence, and Public Perceptions of Democratic Performance, won the American Political Science Association's Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Award in European Politics as well as the Best Dissertation Award in Urban Politics. Mayne's research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of comparative and urban politics, with a particular interest in political behavior and social policy in advanced industrial democracies. He has won the Kennedy School's Innovations in Teaching Award and the School's Class Day Advisor of the Year award.

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Outside Professional Activities For Quinton Mayne

Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD), Advisory Group member


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Assistant: Sarah McLain


Social Policy
Fairness & Justice
Cities & Communities
Democracy & Governance
Gender, Race & Identity
Poverty, Inequality & Opportunity

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