education and training
- Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Minnesota - (Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States) 2016
- M.A. in Political Science, University of Minnesota - (Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States) 2014
- B.A. in Political Science, University of Connecticut - (Storrs, Connecticut, United States) 2011
- B.S. in Biological Sciences, University of Connecticut - (Storrs, Connecticut, United States) 2011
- Callaghan, T., Haeder, S. F., & Sylvester, S. (2022). Past experiences with surprise medical bills drive issue knowledge, concern and attitudes toward federal policy intervention.. Health Econ Policy Law. 17(3), 298-331.
- Callaghan, T., & Karch, A. (2021). Bill Content, Legislative Outcomes, and State-Level Resistance to National Policies. State Politics & Policy Quarterly. 21(4), 380-402.
- Omer, S. B., Benjamin, R. M., Brewer, N. T., Buttenheim, A. M., Callaghan, T., Caplan, A., ... Hotez, P. J. (2021). Promoting COVID-19 vaccine acceptance: recommendations from the Lancet Commission on Vaccine Refusal, Acceptance, and Demand in the USA. The Lancet. 398(10317), 2186-2192.
- Washburn, D. J., Callaghan, T., Schmit, C., Thompson, E., Martinez, D., & Lafleur, M. (2021). Community health worker roles and their evolving interprofessional relationships in the United States. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 1-7.
- Sharfstein, J. M., Callaghan, T., Carpiano, R. M., Sgaier, S. K., Brewer, N. T., Galvani, A. P., ... Hotez, P. J. (2021). Uncoupling vaccination from politics: a call to action. The Lancet. 398(10307), 1211-1212.
Repository Documents / Preprints2
- Motta, M., Sylvester, S., Callaghan, T., & Trujillo, K. L. (2020). Encouraging COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake through Effective Health Communication.
- Callaghan, T., Moghtaderi, A., Lueck, J. A., Hotez, P. J., Strych, U., Dor, A., Franklin Fowler, E., & Motta, M. (2020). Correlates and Disparities of COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy.
- Callaghan, T., & Motta, M. (2021). Why the next major hurdle to ending the pandemic will be about persuading people to get vaccinated. - An article submitted to The Conversation
- Callaghan, T., & Motta, M. (2019). Conspiracy theories and fear of needles contribute to vaccine hesitancy for many parents. - An article submitted to The Conversation
- Motta, M., Sylvester, S., & Callaghan, T. (2018). Why vaccine opponents think they know more than medical experts. - An article submitted to The Conversation
- Wendelbo, M., & Callaghan, T. (2018). Giving patients the right to try experimental drugs is a political maneuver, not a lifesaver.
- Callaghan, T. (2017). Why the US does not have universal health care, while many other countries do. - An article submitted to The Conversation
in the news
- ‘Ridiculous’: Vaccine Myths Cripple U.S. Uptake as Delta Surges Bloomberg July 22, 2021
- Missouri lags Kansas in rural vaccinations. Here’s why and what it means as delta spreads The Kansas City Star July 18, 2021
- Anti-vaxxers gain power on right, triggering new fears The HIll July 14, 2021
- Pandemic-tied ban on evictions stays, high court decides Arkansas Democrat Gazette June 30, 2021
- Growing Gaps in U.S. Vaccination Rates Show Regions at Risk Bloomberg News June 29, 2021
recent teaching activities
Texas A&M Health Science Center; Health Policy And Management; 1266 TAMUS
College Station, TX 77843-1266