Edward D. Berkowitz
- Professor of History and of Public Policy and Public Administration
- 319 Phillips Hall
- [email protected]
Areas of Expertise
U.S. social welfare policy, comparative social policy
Professor Berkowitz received his undergraduate degree from Princeton and his Ph.D. in American history from Northwestern. He is the author of eleven books and over seventy articles on such subjects as Social Security, social insurance, welfare reform, and the history of health care. His most recent books are Mr. Social Security: The Life of Wilbur J. Cohen (1995), To Improve Human Health: A History of the Institute of Medicine (1998), The Medical Follow-Up Agency, 1946-1996 (1998), Robert Ball and the Politics of Social Secuity (2003), and Something Happened: A Political and Cultural Overview of the Seventies (2006).
Ph.D., Northwestern University