Professor, Political Science
Director, Alan K. Campbell Public Affairs Institute
Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute
Ph.D., Yale University, 1992
American politics, political theory, health-care policy, citizenship and democracy, public engagement
Critical Issues for the United States (Maxwell Course)
Democratic Theory and Practice
Local Political Internship
Classic Theories of American Politics
The Trusted Leader: Building the Relationships that Make Government Work. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2008. With Terry Newell and Peter Ronayne.
First Person Political: Legislative Life and the Meaning of Public Service. New York: New York University Press, 2006.
“Reform and Remembrance: The Meaning of the Private Sector in the Future of Health Care Policy,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 2003.
Click On Democracy: The Internet’s Power to Change Political Apathy into Civic Action. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2002. With Steve Davis and Larry Elin.
The Insider’s Guide to Political Internships: What To Do Once You’re in the Door (editor and contributor). Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 2002. With Mack Mariani.
Democratic processes and the dynamics of representation; social justice; health care politics and policy; legislative behavior
Two books: "An Examination of Political Representation Through the Lens of Legislatively-oriented Activity" and "An Examination of Representation and Citizen Political Efficacy in Situations of Extreme Political Inequality."
Campbell Public Affairs Institute