I am a PhD student in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. I study Public Policy and American Politics, specializing in state & local politics, agenda setting, policy processes, and institutions.

I am also the incoming project manager of the Policy Agendas Project, housed at UT Austin. I received my B.A in 2011 from the University of Colorado Denver and my M.A. in 2016 from the University of Memphis.

My academia.edu profile is found here. For more information, drafts of working papers, or to contact for another reason, feel free to email me.

Governing Matters

A governor blogging about what matters; governance and governors

Pedestrian Observations

For Walkability and Good Transit, and Against Boondoggles and Pollution

Brooke N. Shannon

Ph.D. Student at the University of Texas at Austin