Gary W. Reinbold

Gary W. Reinbold is an Associate Professor in the College of Public Affairs and Administration and a Faculty Associate in the Center for State Policy and Leadership at the University of Illinois Springfield. He conducts research on U.S. social policy and teaches courses in statistics, program evaluation, U.S. social policy, and international poverty and development. Prior to his current position, he practiced law at the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services and the international law firm of Mayer Brown. He has a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University, a J.D. from the University of Michigan, a M.A. in Early Childhood Education from Concordia University Chicago, and a B.S. in Mathematics from Michigan Technological University.


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Contact Info

Office: PAC 422
Telephone: (217) 206-8568

Recent Publications:

  • (2019). Reinbold G. W. Effects of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on child mortality and vaccination rates: A synthetic control analysis. BMC International Health and Human Rights. doi: 10.1186/s12914-019-0211-9.
  • (2018) Reinbold, G. W. Comparing Mechanisms to Child Outcomes from Long-Term Economic Well-Being Measured with the Official Poverty Measure and the Supplemental Poverty Measure. Child Indicators Research, 11(3), 1007-1028. Available here.
  • (2017) Reinbold, G. W. How Means-Tested Transfer Programs Respond to Household Earned-Income Increases: Policy and Practice. Journal of Policy Practice16(4), 432-451. Available here.
  • (2017) Reinbold, G. W.  Exploring long-term economic well-being and child outcomes with the Supplemental Poverty Measure: evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. Journal of Children and Poverty23(1), 1-17. Available here.
  • (2016) Reinbold, G. W. “Comparing the effect of U.S. tax and transfer programs on relative and  absolute income inequality: Research and policy implications.” Journal of Policy Practice, 15(4), 243-268. Available here.