Department Chair, SUNY Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1983
2011-2012 Guggenheim Award Winner
2012 Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Research Interests: Judicial Processes and Behavior, American Politics, Methodology.
Department of Political Science
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-4392
(631) 632-7662 (office)
(631) 632-4116 (fax)
|POL 105: Honors American Politics|
|POL 320: Constitutional Law|
|POL 325: Civil Liberties|
|POL 434: Supreme Court Decision Making|
|POL 600: Research Project|
|POL 614: American Judiciary|
|POL 670: Behavioral Law and Economy|
- POL 434. This links to data used in my Supreme Court Decision making class. Datasets include data on Supreme Court nominees since Earl Warren, abridged versions of the Spaeth databases, and some Solicitor General data.
- Presidential Ideology. This links to data used in Jeffrey Segal, Richard Timpone, and Robert Howard, "Buyer Beware? Presidential Influence Through Supreme Court Appointments." Political Research Quarterly. It also provides salience data not discussed in the article.
- Gateways to Democracy
- Perceived Qualifications and Ideology of Supreme Court Nominees
- Judical Review
- Strategic Defiance