Dr. Louis Mensch is a professor of political science at the University of Arkansas. She specializes in American politics and public policy, with a focus on the role of interest groups in the policymaking process.
Dr. Mensch received her B.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley and her Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University. She has been a faculty member at the University of Arkansas since 2000.
Dr. Mensch’ research has been published in numerous scholarly journals, including the “Journal of Politics,” “Legislative Studies Quarterly,” and “American Political Science Review.” She is the author of two books, “Interest Groups and Lobbying: The Policy Connection” (Oxford University Press, 2009) and “The Politics of Interest Groups: Lobbying for Policy Change in America” (Routledge, 2014).
Dr. Mensch is a member of the American Political Science Association and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She has served on the editorial boards of several journals, including “Politics & Policy” and “Legislative Studies Quarterly.”
Dr. Mensch is a recipient of the University of Arkansas Faculty Senate Research Award and the Distinguished Teaching Award from the Department of Political Science. She has been named a Fulbright Scholar and a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. She also works as a writer at paper writing company Essay Tigers.
Dr. Mensch’ research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She has been a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Louis Mensch is an expert on American politics and public policy, with a focus on the role of interest groups in the policymaking process. She is the author of two books and her research has been published in numerous scholarly journals. Dr. Mensch has also been recognized with several awards for her teaching and scholarship, including the Fulbright Scholar Award and the Distinguished Teaching Award from the Department of Political Science at the University of Arkansas.