Julia Lynch is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, where she has taught since 2001. Her research concerns the politics of inequality, social policy, and the economy in comparative perspective, with a focus on the countries of Western Europe and the United States. Her research agenda is centered on the politics of inequality in the democracies.
- Ph.D Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2002 and M.A. Political Science, 1995
- A.B. Government, Harvard University, 1992
Associate Professor of Political Science
Arts and Sciences
Lynch J, Perera I (2017). Framing Health Equity: US Health Disparities in Comparative Perspective, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 42 (4).
Berenson J, Li Y, Lynch J, Pagan J (2017). Identifying Policy Levers And Opportunities For Action Across States To Achieve Health Equity, Health Affairs, 36 (6), 1048-1056.
Keene D, Lynch J and Baker AC (2014). Fragile Health and Fragile Wealth: Mortgage Strain among African American Homeowners, Social Science and Medicine, 119, 119-26.
Lynch J (2014). A Cross-National Perspective on the American Welfare State, in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Social Policy, Oxford University Press
Gollust S and Lynch J (2011). Who Deserves Health Care? The Effects of Causal Attributions and Group Cues on Public Attitudes about Responsibility for Health Care Costs, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 36(6), 1061-95.
Pollack C, Kurd S, Livshits A, Weiner M, and Lynch J (2011). A Case-Control Study of Home Foreclosure, Health Conditions, and Health Care Utilization, Journal of Urban Health, 88(3), 469-78.
Lynch J and Gollust S (2010). Playing Fair: Fairness Beliefs and Health Policy Preferences in the United States, Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law, 35(6), 849-87.
Pollack C, Lynch J, and Griffin BA (2010). Housing Affordability and Health among Homeowners and Renters, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 29(6), 515-21.