Dr. Richard Himelfarb's research explores:
- Social Security
- Health Care
- Poverty Policy
Dr. Himelfarb, associate professor, received his B.A. from the University of Maryland in 1985, and his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 1993. He teaches courses in American politics, contemporary issues in American politics, and the U.S. Congress. His scholarly interests include matters relating to the elderly, health care, and poverty policy. Dr. Himelfarb is the author of Catastrophic Politics: The Rise and Fall of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988, published by the Pennsylvania State University Press.