- Thomas Dowling
- Effects of professionalization on state legislatures
- Political Science and History
My research examines the effects of professionalization on state legislatures. In other words, does give state legislators access to more resources, like staff, result in better policy outcomes and more effective constituent service.
This In the Field video spotlights undergraduate research student Thomas Dowling. Thomas is a recent graduate in Political Science and History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2018, Thomas was named as a Rhodes Scholar.