Dr. Carrie Nordlund

Associate Director, Public Policy Program

Carrie Nordlund joined Brown and the Watson Institute in February 2016 as Associate Director of Public Policy, and is the senior administrator for the MPA program. Carrie previously served as a graduate and undergraduate director at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She previously earned her A.M. (2001) and Ph.D. (2006) in Political Science from Brown University.


  • “Variation Within?: Exploring Intra-Congregational Differences in a Black Political Church” with Paul A. Djupe and Michael Leo Owens. Journal of Political Science, Spring 2014
  • “Political Transformation in Providence: The Election of Mayor Angel Taveras.” with Marion Orr. 21st Century Urban Race Politics: Representing Minorities as Universal Interests, Editor Ravi K. Perry. Research in Race and Ethnic Relations Book Series, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013
  • “The Political Behavior of Asian Indian American Women: Gendered and Generational Perspectives on Race, Immigration and Socioeconomic Status,” Columbia Journal of Gender & Law Spring 2010