Cornell Professor Suzanne Mettler Named a Fellow of the Century Foundation

Suzanne Mettler, the Clinton Rossiter Professor of American Institutions at Cornell University, has been named a fellow of the Century Foundation. The foundation, originally known as the Twentieth Century Fund, was founded in 1919 by Edward Filene, a businessman who was a champion of fair employment practices. Today, the nonpartisan public policy think tank focuses on issues of equal opportunity and the diffusion of global power.

Professor Mettler’s most recent book is The Submerged State: How Invisible Government Programs Undermine American Democracy (University of Chicago Press, 2011). She is also the author of Dividing Citizens: Gender and Federalism in New Deal Public Policy (Cornell University Press, 1998) and Soldiers to Citizens: The G.I. Bill and the Making of the Greatest Generation (Oxford University Press, 2005).

Professor Mettler has been on the faculty at Cornell since 2007. Previously, she taught at Syracuse University from 1994 to 2007. Dr. Mettler is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston College. She holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in government from Cornell University.

Filed Under: FacultyNews


RSSComments (0)

Leave a Reply