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Andrew S Kelly, Ph.D. Faculty Profile

Andrew  S  Kelly, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Health Sciences

Andrew S. Kelly is Assistant Professor in the Health Sciences Program at California State University, East Bay. His research is at the intersection of American political development and US public policy, with a focus on health and science policy. His work has been published in, among other venues, Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law,The Forum, and Studies in American Political Development.  He received his PhD in Political Science from Northwestern University.  After completing his PhD, Dr. Kelly was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley.  Dr. Kelly has also held postodoctoral positions at Johns Hopkins University and the University of California, San Francisco. 

Dr. Kelly's current research examines health care policy innovation at the Federal and State level, with a particular focus on policy learning in Medicare Demonstration projects and intergovernmental collaboration in payment and delivery reforms. More generally, Dr. Kelly's work investigates the political and institutional opportunities for policy innovation in health care and science policy.

  • Ph.D., Northwestern University
  • M.A., Northwestern University
  • B.A., Johns Hopkins University
Spring Quarter 2018
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
HSC 335001Hlth Leg and Govt ProgramsM8:40AM10:30AMSC-N112Hayward Campus View Books
HSC 335002Hlth Leg and Govt ProgramsW8:40AM10:30AMSC-N112Hayward Campus View Books

Kelly, Andrew S. and Jaime King.  “All Payer Claims Databases: The Balance Between Big Data Utility and Individual Health Privacy.”  The Source on Healthcare Price & Competition. October 2017.  (Research supported by California Health Care Foundation)

Kelly, Andrew S.  “Health Policy in the Trump Era: Will Politics Unmake Policy?”  Forum (Volume 15, Issue 2: 345-362.  July 2017)

Rocco, Philip, Andrew S. Kelly, Daniel Beland, and Michael Kinane, “The New Politics of US Health Care Prices: Institutional Reconfiguration and the Emergence of All-Payer Claims        Databases.” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (Volume 42, Number 1: 5-52.  February 2017)

Kelly, Andrew S.  “Boutique to Booming: Medicare Managed Care and the Private Path to Policy Change.”  Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (Volume 41, Number 3: 315-354.  June 2016)

Kelly, Andrew S. “Mistaken for Dead: The Affordable Care Act and the Continued Resilience of Medicare Advantage.”  Forum (Volume 13, Issue 1: 143-165.  April 2015)

Kelly, Andrew S. and James Mahoney, “Emergence of New World States.” In Stephen Leibfried, Frank Nullmeier, Evelyne Huber, Matthew Lange, Johah Levy, and John D. Stephens, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Transformations of the State.  Oxford: Oxford University Press

Kelly, Andrew S.  “The Political Development of Scientific Capacity in the United States.”  Studies in American Political Development (Volume 28, Issue 1: 1-25. April 2014) 

2016  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Grant (Shared with Ann Keller and Phillip Rocco)

Curriculum Committee, Health Sciences Program

Student Affairs Committee, Health Sciences Program 

2017  APSA Organized Section on Public Policy: Best Poster on Public Policy Award (Shared with Phillip Rocco)

2012-2014  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Fellowship, UC Berkeley/UCSF

2011-2012  Monell Foundation Fellowship in Technology and Democracy, Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia. 

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