Melissa K. Merry
University of Louisville
With Kathy Colville, I am working on a project examining health policy narratives. We are interested in how Medicaid beneficiaries socially construct themselves in public comments regarding a proposal to reform Medicaid in Kentucky.
In a separate study, I am examining President Trump's immigration policy narratives on Twitter.
Substantive Area(s) of Study
Environmental Policy,Health Policy,Social Policy
Theoretical Area(s) of Study
Policy Process Theory,Agenda-Setting, Adoption, & Implementation