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Adam Sheingate

111 Market Place, Suite 840, Baltimore MD 21202

Affiliated Faculty

Adam joined the Center for a Livable Future as Affiliated Faculty in 2024. He is a professor of Political Science at the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Science, where he teaches courses on American politics and institutions, including a popular seminar on the politics of food.

He earned a bachelor of science degree from University of Wisconsin–Madison, as well as a master of arts degree and a doctorate from Yale University, both in political science. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Oxford.

Adam has taught in the Political Science department at Johns Hopkins since 2000, serving as department chair from 2015 to 2020. In addition to his time at Johns Hopkins, he has held visiting appointments at University College Dublin and University of California–Berkeley.

His current research interests include the dynamics of food and agriculture policy reform and campaign spending in U.S. elections. He is also interested in tracing the historical evolution of U.S. government and politics. At the Center, Adam hopes to apply the insights and findings from political science research to better understand the pathways toward durable food system change.