Farmed Out: The Role of Lobbying in Agricultural Policymaking with Clare Brock
FALL 2023 SERIES: FOOD POLICY & FOOD POLITICS
Monday, nOVEMBER 6th | VIKING THEATER, BUNTROCK COMMONS
Dr. Clare Brock is an Assistant Professor of American Politics and Public Policy at Colorado State University. Her research focuses on how policies are made, particularly in areas of agricultural policy, lobbying, and the role of money in politics. Her book, “Farmed Out: Agricultural Lobbying in a Polarized Congress,” and will be released in Fall 2023, published by Oxford University Press. This book examines at how strong political disagreements affect how people try to influence lawmakers and what laws get passed in the agriculture and food sectors. Currently, Dr. Brock is exploring how sudden and big political changes relate to these strong disagreements and how, during the pandemic, schools used social media to communicate important changes to the National School Lunch Brock’s work has been published in many influential places, including Interest Groups and Advocacy, Social Science Quarterly, and World Medical & Health Policy.
Dr. Brock earned her PH.D. in American Politics and Public Policy from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017