Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
MPA-URP, Domestic Policy, Princeton University
BA, Art History, Vassar College
Alison Gash's research focuses on the intersection of law and social policy with a specific interest in race, gender, sexuality and disability in the context of housing and family. She is the author of Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights (Oxford University Press, 2015) as well as multiple articles on legal advocacy and collaborative governance published in JPART, Law & Social Inquiry, Politics & Policy, Laws, and Polity. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, Politico, Fortune, Washington Monthly, Slate, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Conversation.
Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights, Oxford University Press, 2015
Conflict of Interest and Public Life: Cross-National Perspectives, (co-editor, with Christine Trost) Cambridge University Press, 2008.
“#MeToo? Legal Discourse and Everyday Responses to Sexual Violence,” (with Ryan Harding) Laws, 2018, 7(2), 21
“Children of Reform” (with Dan Tichenor, Angelita Chavez and Malori Musselman) Politics, Groups and Identitites, (forthcoming)
“Collaborative Platforms as a Governance Strategy” (with Chris Ansell) Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 2018 28(1)
“Parenting without Protection: How Legal Status Ambiguity Affects Gay and Lesbian Parenthood” (with Judith Raiskin). Law & Social Inquiry (2016)
“Cohering Collaborative Governance,” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory(2016)
“State, Status and the American Family,” (with Priscilla Yamin) Polity(Vol. 48, No. 2) April 2016.
“Venue Effects: How Policy Source Influences Policy Support” (with Mike Murakami). Politics & Policy 43.5 (2015): 679-722.
“Stewards, Mediators, and Catalysts: Toward a Model of Collaborative Leadership” (with Chris Ansell) The Innovation Journal 17(1), 2012. With Chris Ansell
“Collaborative Governance in Theory and Practice,” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 543-571, 2008. With Chris Ansell
PS 106: Power, Politics and Inequality
PS 275: Legal Process
PS 302: States' Rights and State Wrongs
PS 368: Gender and the Law
PS 399: Factis in Politics
PS 465: LGBTQ Rights and American Law
PS 410/510: Modern Civil Rights Law
PS 485/585: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
PS 484/584: US Supreme Court