Corrigan-Minehan Professor of Political Science
PhD, Stanford, 1986. American politics, political economy, environmental politics, and public policy. Director of the W. Allen Wallis Institute of Political Economy. Previously, Director of the Ford Center on Global Citizenship and the Max McGraw Distinguished Professor of Management & the Environment, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Current research focuses on interest groups, legislative politics, presidential authority, interbranch bargaining, and environmental and public policy. Along with numerous journal publications, books include Environmental Choices: Policy Responses to Green Demands (CQ, 2002), Why Government Succeeds and Why it Fails (Harvard, 2001; with Amihai Glazer); Regulation, Organizations, and Politics: Motor Freight Policy at the Interstate Commerce Commission (Michigan, 1994), and Linking Citizens to Government: Interest Group Politics at Common Cause (Cambridge, 1992). Teaches courses on interest groups, bureaucratic politics, American political institutions, and environmental affairs.
- PSC 209 Interest Groups in America
- PSC 243 Environmental Politics
- PSC 247 Green Markets: Environmental Opportunities and Pitfalls
- PSC 513 Interest Groups
- PSC 535 Bureaucratic Politics
- PSC 540 Models in American Politics: Theory & Data