Political Parties and Representation of the Poor in the American States


Location: O'Shaughnessy Hall, Room 119

Gerald Wright; professor; Department of Political Science; Indiana University, Bloomington

Professor Wright’s teaching and research centers on the linkages between citizens and their governments. He is author or co-author of Electoral Choice in America (1974), Congress and Policy Change (1986), Statehouse Democracy (1993), and Keeping the Republic, 2nd Edition (2003), as well as over forty articles and book chapters. His current research is on legislative coalitions, elections, and representation in a comparative study of the state legislatures and Congress. He has served on the editorial boards of Legislative Studies Quarterly, The American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics, and as director of the Political Science Program of the National Science Foundation.

The Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy Workshops provide an opportunity for Notre Dame faculty and graduate students, as well as occasional visitors, to present in-progress research on American politics and receive input and feedback in a casual setting. Lunch will be provided.

Sponsored by the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy