Robert Lieberman is the co-author, with Suzanne Mettler, of Four Threats:The Recurring Crises of American Democracy, published by St, Martin’s Press.
His earlier book, Shifting the Color Line: Race and the American Welfare State won the President’s Book Award of the Social Science History Association, the Thomas J. Wilson Prize of Harvard University, and Columbia University’s Lionel Trilling Award. Shaping Race Policy: The United States in Comparative Perspective won the Best Book Prize of the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA).
Rob is is Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Political Science at the Johns Hopkins University. His teaching and research interests include American political development, race and American politics, public policy, and inequality. He has served as provost of the Johns Hopkins University and as dean of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is the co-editor of Democratization in America: A Comparative-Historical Analysis, Beyond Discrimination: Racial Inequality in a Post-Racist Era, and The Oxford Handbook of American Political Development.