Jake Grumbach is an associate professor at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California Berkeley. He was previously associate professor of political science at the University of Washington. He received his B.A. from Columbia University and his Ph.D. from the University of California Berkeley. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton. Grumbach studies the political economy of the United States, with interests in democratic institutions, labor, federalism, racial and economic inequality, and statistical methods.