Jeremy Ferwerda is an Assistant Professor of Government at Dartmouth University. His research addresses issues of decentralization, social policy, and immigration, with a regional focus on Europe. In his book project, which received the APSA Gabriel A. Almond Award for best dissertation in comparative politics, he investigates the consequences of devolving control over redistributive policy to local governments. Other ongoing work focuses on refugee policy and immigrant integration. He received his PhD in Political Science from MIT in September 2015. Before graduate school, He attended Cornell University and worked at the hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co.