Ward E.Y. Elliott, Ph.D.
Burnet C. Wohlford Professor Of American Political Institutions
Areas of Expertise:
- Awards and Affiliations
- Research and Publications
Taught government at CMC since 1968. Former President of Coalition for Clean Air, member of smog, transportation task forces. Founder and co-director Claremont Shakespeare Clinic. Emeritus 2014.
Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, 1973
Roy C. Crocker Prize for Merit, Claremont McKenna College, 1984
Honorary Member CMC Class of 1974
Presidential Award for Merit, Claremont McKenna College, 1999
"Oxford by the Numbers: What are the odds that the Earl of Oxford could have written Shakespeare's Poems and Plays?" Ward E.Y. Elliot and Robert J. Valenza
“Shakespeare’s Vocabulary: Did it Dwarf all Others?” chapter in Mireille Ravassat and Jonathan Culpeper, eds., Stylistics and Shakespeare's Language - Transdisciplinary Approaches (London: Continuum Press, 2011).
“Glass Slippers and Seven-League Boots: C-Prompted Doubts About Ascribing A Funeral Elegy and A Lover's Complaint to Shakespeare.” With Robert J. Valenza. 48 Shakespeare Quarterly 177 (June 1997)
“And Then There Were None: Winnowing the Shakespeare Claimants,” January 1996. With Robert J. Valenza. Summary of 1992-94 Shakespeare Clinics' final report, 30 Computers and the Humanities 191 (April 1996)
The Rise of Guardian Democracy; The Supreme Court's Role in Voting Rights Disputes, 1845-1969
“Greenbacks Über Gridlock: REACH Task Force Shows L.A. How to Save Billions in Smog and Congestion Costs.” 3 Planning and Markets, Issue 1, October 2000