Alumni (National Fellow)

Robert Henderson

National Fellow
B.A. Georgetown University (2002)
M.A. University of Pittsburg (2004)
Ph.D. University of Maryland (2012)
Dream Mentor:
Matt Lassiter
University of Michigan
Fields of Interest:
American Political Development
Economic Policy
Housing Policy


Robert Henderson is a senior research analyst at Sage Computing. His dissertation, “Dream Deregulated: The Transformation of Housing Finance, 1968-1985,” sheds light on the historical roots of a most vexing current political and economic dilemma - the deregulation of America’s housing markets. While many scholars have explored the political ideology of suburbanization, Henderson pushes the field in new directions by investigating the financial and regulatory mechanisms underpinning the markets themselves. Robert received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Maryland, College Park. He holds an M.A. in history from the University of Pittsburg, and an B.A. in history from Georgetown University.

Thesis Description:

Dream Deregulated: The Transformation of Housing Finance, 1968-1985

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