Staff

CORP’s staff combines academic research and practical experience in public policy and politics, assisted by graduate students in the College of Liberal Arts. The center provides neutral ground and trusted analysis to help leaders develop consensus on evidence-based policies that respond to the region’s needs and promote its broad civic and economic interests.


Joseph P. McLaughlin, Jr.

Director - Institute for Public Affairs

Director - Center on Regional Politics

Director - Pennsylvania Policy Database Project

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location_city 840 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science, Public Policy

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Michelle J. Atherton

Associate Director of the Center on Regional Politics

Associate Director of the Institute for Public Affairs

Staff Advisor for the Pennsylvania Policy Database Project  

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location_city 840 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

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