University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Political Science


Faculty - Eileen Burgin

Eileen Burgin Associate Professor (1988)

  • A.B., University of Michigan
  • M.A., Harvard University
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
Area of expertise

American Politics, U.S. Congress

Contact Information
Office: Old Mill Room 531
Phone: 802.656.0840

Office Hours: Tuesday - On Sabbatical Spring 2014.

Professor Burgin specializes in Congress, and has served as a professional staff member in the U.S. House of Representatives. She publishes primarily in the area of Congress, health policy, and foreign policy. Her publications appear in such journals as the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law, Politics and the Life SciencesLegislative Studies Quarterly, Polity, Political Behavior, Congress and the Presidency, and the Journal of Legislation, as well as in such books as Congress Reconsidered and Congress Resurgent. Her current research project focuses on the recently passed health care reform bill.