Rachel Paine Caufield, Ph.D.
Dr. Rachel Paine Caufield (RPC) is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Drake University. Originally from upstate New York, and arriving in Iowa via Washington, D.C. in 2001, she founded the Iowa Caucus Project at Drake University in 2007. She also chairs Drake’s Political Visitor Team, organizing logistics for campaign and media events. She loves caucuses, dogs, politics podcasts, James Madison, and Birkenstocks.