Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science


Annette Steinacker

Title/s:  Associate Professor
Director, Masters of Urban Affairs and Public Policy (MUAPP) Program

Specialty Area: American Politics

Phone: 773.508.8639



Professor Steinacker's research and teaching interests are in urban politics and public policy. She has written articles on local economic development policy, metropolitan government restructuring, affordable housing and city infill patterns. Her work has been published in Urban Affairs Review, Urban Studies, Publius, Social Science Quarterly, Review of Policy Studies, and Public Administration Review. She has received a variety of research grants, including a National Science Foundation grant, to study the use of bargaining games to explain city-firm interactions in economic development decisions. She previously taught in the public policies programs at Columbia and Georgetown Universities and was the director of the public policy program at Claremont Graduate University for 10 years.


PhD, University of Rochester, 1996