POLSCI 797S.01, RESEARCH SEMINAR IN POL SCI IISynopsis
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Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1971
B.S., Canisius College (Germany), 1967
American Politics Political Institutions Behavior & Identities
David W. Rohde, Ernestine Friedl Professor of Political Science at Duke University and Director of the Political Institutions and Public Choice Program. He has researched various aspects of American national politics, including the Congress, the presidency, the Supreme Court, and presidential and congressional elections. Rohde has been editor of the American Journal of Political Science (1988-1990), and chair of the Legislative Studies Section of the American Political Science Association (1991-93). In 2000, he was elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Rohde is the author of Parties and Leaders in the Postreform House (University of Chicago Press, 1991), and coauthor of a series of books on every national election since 1980, the most recent of which is Change and Continuity in 2008 and 2010 Elections (CQ Press, 2011). In 2010 he received the Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award from the Political Organizations and Parties Section of the American Political Science Association.
Areas of Interest:
Legislative Politics Campaigns and Elections Positive Political Theory Research Methods
D.W. Rohde, Reflections on the practice of theorizing: Conditional party government in the twenty-first century,
Journal of Politics, vol. 75 no. 4
pp. 849-864 [doi] [abs].
Michael Crespin, Ryan Vander Wielen, and D.W. Rohde, Measuring variations in party unity voting: An assessment of agenda effects,
Party Politics, vol. 19 no. 3
pp. 432-457 [doi] [abs].
John H. Aldrich, Brittany N. Perry, and D.W. Rohde, Richard Fennoâ€™s Theory of Congressional Committees and the Partisan Polarization of the House,
in Congress Reconsidered, 10th ed., edited by Lawrence Dodd and Bruce Oppenheimer
pp. 193-220, CQ Press .
John H. Aldrich, Bradford H. Bishop, Rebecca S. Hatch, D. Sunshine Hillygu, and D.W. Rohde, Blame, Responsibility, and the Tea Party in the 2010 Midterm Elections,
pp. 1-21 (A paper presented
at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association.) .
John H. Aldrich, Brittany N. Perry, and D.W. Rohde, House Appropriations After the Republican Revolution,
Congress and the Presidency, vol. 39 no. 3
pp. 229-253 [doi] [abs].