Carrie Nordlund joins the Annenberg Institute in the role of associate director after working for 5 years building the Master of Public Affairs program at Brown University, housed at the Watson Institute. She has held faculty positions at Dickinson College and Lake Forest College in the department of political science. In addition, at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service she served as a graduate (policy non-profit track) and undergraduate director. Nordlund earned her A.M. (2001) and Ph.D. (2006) in Political Science from Brown University. Her research interests include race and politics, voting behavior and the U.S. Census.