27 October 2020
In a recent interview with The Guardian, George C. Edwards III, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science explains the electoral college and its possible impact on the 2020 presidential election.
11 September 2019
Yale University Press has published the third edition of George C. Edwards III, Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America. Dr. Edwards is a Distinguished Professor and Jordan Chair Emeritus and Distinguished Fellow at the University of Oxford. The author or editor of 26 books, he is one of the nation’s premier scholars of the […]
20 May 2016
It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing on May 16 of our friend and colleague, Professor Emeritus Charles W. “Chuck” Wiggins. Chuck is known throughout the discipline as a well-published scholar of legislative politics and interest groups. He is remembered in this department as a good and caring teacher […]
13 July 2014
Paul P. Van Riper, scholar, teacher, administrator and community activist, passed away from natural causes in Colorado on July 11, 2014 at age 97. Paul Van Riper’s multifaceted career spanned 70+ years. His teaching career included posts at Northwestern University, Cornell and Texas A&M. He also held visiting positions at George Washington University, the University […]