Andy Pennock is a Lecturer at the Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, where he teaches and advises in the MPA, MPP and undergraduate curricula. Pennock teaches courses in statistics, policy analysis, cost-benefit analysis, program evaluation and comparative public policy.
After receiving his MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he served as professional, non-partisan committee staff at the North Carolina General Assembly before returning to UNC to complete his PhD. Pennock has also consulted for the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a cost-benefit analyst and served on the board of the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing downtown Chapel Hill.
Pennock's research examines public policy in the global economy as well as the scholarship of teaching and learning. His work has been published in Perspectives on Politics and PS: Political Science & Politics. Pennock received multiple teaching awards while at UNC, including the Tanner Teaching Assistant Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching from the Chancellor and the Student Undergraduate Teaching and Staff Award (SUTSA) from the UNC undergraduate student body. He is a Junior Faculty Teaching Fellow at the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown.