Robert Brehm

Robert Brehm is a Master of Public Health candidate at the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health and a Columnist for Urbānitūs. He is a graduate of the Master of Global Policy Studies program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. He contributed to a 2019 book on Emerging Policy Practices in Latin America, writing a chapter on Prevalence and Burden of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders in Latin America. He holds a BA in History and Anthropology from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

How Texas progressives’ blue dreams for their red state again became a hunt for the white whale of U.S. politics

Once again, in the aftermath of the 2020 election, dreams of a Blue Texas...

How Texas rebuffed billions in ACA aid to insure the poor, and how Austin and other cities could fix it

The Affordable Care Act, or ACA, the signature policy of President Barack Obama’s administration,...

Urbānitūs Roundtable Series – Episode #2 – The Future of Transit in Austin – October 12th, 2020

The key to upward mobility socially and economically is horizontal mobility to work, education...