Tevi Troy

  • Visiting Fellow

Tevi Troy is a visiting fellow with the Mercatus Center’s Program on Pluralism and Civil Exchange. He is a Senior Fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a former Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services and a best-selling presidential historian. Dr. Troy is the author of four books, including, most recently,  Fight House: Rivalries in the White House, from Truman to Trump, which the Wall Street Journal  named one of the best political books of 2020. 

Fellowship focus:

  • The changing relationships between US presidents and heads of corporations throughout history and how these dynamics have shaped regulations, political campaigns, populist rhetoric, institutional trust, and more 
  • A project exploring questions on what provisions allow federal agencies to pursue equity-based policies and the impacts this recent direction can have on policymaking. 

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