Hi, my name is Meredith Dost, and I am a fourth year PhD candidate in Government and Social Policy at Harvard University. I study American politics and political methodology. My dissertation research focuses on how administrative burden affects potential beneficiaries of governmental programs, specifically, how interactions with the administrative state influences political behavior and attitudes.
I am a Stone PhD Research Fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy and will be a Democracy Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation for the 2020-2021 year. Prior to Harvard, I worked at Pew Research Center, and I earned a B.A. in Public Policy and Hispanic Studies from the College of William & Mary.
My CV is available here.