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Anne Kaiser

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Clinical Professor; Associate Director, IPL

Anne Kaiser has been an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland since 2013, first teaching a course on Women in Leadership, and more recently adding the core class, Public Leaders and Active Citizens.  She was previously an adjunct professor at Montgomery College, teaching a course titled Introduction to Political Science.
Anne attended the University of Chicago, graduating with a BA in Political Science.  She then earned two master's degrees from the University of Michigan, a Master's in Public Policy and a Master's in Educational Studies.  For her Master’s in Educational Studies, she wrote a thesis titled “Head Start:  The Role of Research in Developing Public Policy”.
Kaiser was first elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 2002, and has been reelected four times.  As of the 2022 legislative session, Kaiser will be a member of the Health and Government Operations Committee.  Kaiser previously served for five years as the Chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, for two years as Majority Leader and was Vice-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus during the 2014 election. Her previous service also includes time as the elected chair of the 24 member Montgomery County House Delegation, the largest in the state of Maryland.