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Tag: Gerald Gamm

What the midterm elections tell us about the stability of US democracy

What the midterm elections tell us about the stability of US democracy

November 3, 2022

Rochester political scientists discuss what happens when election deniers run for office, and how US democracy may die ‘by a thousand cuts.’

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Are political parties getting in the way of our well-being?

Are political parties getting in the way of our well-being?

November 19, 2021

Gerald Gamm, an expert on American politics in the Department of Political Science, shows in a state-level historical analysis that increased party competition has traditionally been linked to greater social welfare.

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‘A giant in the field of American Politics’

‘A giant in the field of American Politics’

April 24, 2020

In a career spanning five decades, Richard (Dick) Fenno, who died in April 21, was instrumental in shaping the field of political science and in establishing the national reputation of Rochester’s political science department.

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Political science researchers earn top awards

Political science researchers earn top awards

August 22, 2014

Lynda Powell, Gerald Gamm, G. Bingham Powell, Jr., and Hein Goemans will be recognized for their award-winning research during the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in August.

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Sorry, cities: No strength in numbers

Sorry, cities: No strength in numbers

February 7, 2014

Urban legislators have long lamented that they do not get their fair share of bills passed in state governments, often blaming rural and suburban interests for blocking their efforts. Now a new study confirms one of those suspicions but surprisingly refutes the other.

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