Department Chair, Associate Professor
Division of Social ScienceDepartment
Professor Krinsky is currently the Chair of the Political Science Department.
Ph.D. Columbia, 2002
12500: Introduction to Public Policy Contemporary public policy. How policy issues are formulated, resolved and evaluated. The major techniques of policy analysis and public affairs research, with emphasis on the social and political contexts of policy problems. 3 hr./wk.; 3 cr.
21000: Urban Politics The politics and policy problems of urban areas throughout the United States. Emphasis on both the central cities and their suburbs, as well as their relationships to state governments and national institutions. (W) 3 hr./wk.; 3 cr.
32400: The Politics of Protest The emergence, development and ultimate impact of protest movements on politics and policy in American politics. Through an examination of several movements in the United States after World War II, such as the civil rights, women’s and anti-tax movements, the course will focus on three basic sets of questions: under what circumstances do dissident movements emerge? how do dissidents choose political tactics and strategies? and how do movements influence more conventional politics and policy? (W) 3 hr./wk.; 3 cr.
Free Labor: Workfare and the Contested Language of Neoliberalism (University of Chicago Press, 2007)