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Melissa K. Merry

University of Louisville

Political Science

Research Agenda

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

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