Lawrence Rothenberg

Lawrence Rothenberg

Corrigan-Minehan Professor of Political Science

PhD, Stanford, 1986. American politics, political economy, and public policy. Former Director of W. Allen Wallis Institute of Political Economy, University of Rochester, and the Ford Center on Global Citizenship, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Previously Max McGraw Distinguished Professor of Management & the Environment, Kellogg School of Management. Current research focuses on interest groups, legislative politics, and environmental and public policy. Publications include Environmental Choices: Policy Responses to Green Demands (CQ, 2002), Why Governments Succeed and Why they Fail (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), as well as numerous journal articles. Teaches courses on interest groups, bureaucratic politics, and environmental affairs.

Courses

  • 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