Jacob S. Hacker

Jacob S. Hacker

Stanley Resor Professor of Political Science, Yale University
An expert on American governance, Hacker is the author or coauthor of more than a half- dozen books, numerous journal articles, and a wide range of popular writings. His latest book, written with Paul Pierson, is "Let Them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality." He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Political and Social Science and was awarded the Robert Ball Award of the National Academy of Social Insurance in 2020.