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Government Faculty

Government Faculty

Podlich Family Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow

B.A., Williams College; M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Teaching:

Comparative Politics, International Political Economy, Democratic Transitions, Theories of Ideology, Russian & East European Politics, Comparative Political Economy

Research:

Post-communist Economic Reform, Democratic Institution Building, Corruption and Politics, Ideology and Politics, International Financial Institutions, Political Aspects of Monetary Union

Phone: (909) 607-1491
Associate Professor of Government
Teaching: Ancient and Modern Political Philosophy, Leadership and Statesmanship, American Government, Presidency and Executive Power, Religion and Politics, Ancient Epic Poetry and Greek Tragedy
Research: Liberalism and Religion, Democracy’s Civic Life, Modern Enlightenment Thought, Moral Conflict, Liberal Neutrality, John Rawls. Currently working on a book project: Crisis of the West: End of History, Clash of Civilizations, and the Challenge of Religious Fundamentalism
Phone: (909) 607-3869
Donald C. McKenna Professor of Government and Economics

B.A., University of Michigan; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Teaching:

Public policy of economic development, natural resources, and the environment

Research:

Economic development and resource policy in developing countries; environmental policy process; policymaking in international organizations; political psychology

Phone: (909) 607-3071
Fletcher Jones Professor of Political Philosophy
A.B., Ph.D., Harvard University
Phone: (909) 607-3232
Assistant Professor of Government
Assistant Professor of Government

B.A., Stanford University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Crown Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow
BA, University of Colorado-Boulder; MA and Ph.D., University of Virginia
Teaching: Introduction to American politics, national public policy, elections, national political institutions
Research: American elections and public policy, the Reagan presidency
Phone: (909) 607-3382
Dengler-Dykema Distinguished Professor of Government
A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University
Phone: (909) 607-3984
Assistant Professor of Government
Phone: (909) 607-3798
Associate Professor of Government
B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside
Teaching: Organization of Health Care, Inequality and Public Policy, Political and Social Movements, Juvenile Delinquency and Public Policy
Research: Aging and public policy Politics of health care, Medicare and Social Security; Inequality and the middle class; Occupational structure and workplace trends; The Next American Dream
Phone: (909) 607-3799
Rose Professor of State and Local Government & Director of the Rose Institute

B.A., Pomona College; J.D., Harvard Law School; Ph.D, University of California at Berkeley

Teaching:

American politics; California politics; Constitutional law

Research:

State politics and policy; constitutional law; direct democracy (initiative, referendum, recall); polarization

Phone: (909) 607-7575
Associate Professor of Government
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago; Assistant, Associate Professor, Trinity College; Research Fellow, La Fondation Saint-Simon, Paris, France; Visiting Professor, University of Kiev-Mohyla, Ukraine. (On leave, AY.)
Phone: (909) 607-1950
Professor of Government, Dr. Jules L. Whitehill Professor of Humanism and Ethics
B.A., Yale College, 1966; study in Paris, 1969-1970; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1971. Andrew Dickson White Fellow; Earhart Fellow; Danforth Fellow.
Teaching: Political Philosophy. Freshman Humanities Seminar. Political Economy, Foreign Policy, Rhetoric.
Research: Ancient political philosophy. The relationship of philosophy and history, for example in the case of Tacitus. Political economy. International relations and foreign policy.
Phone: (909) 607-3453
Assistant Professor of Government
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Teaching: Introduction to American Politics, American political history, American political institutions, political leadership
Research: American Political Development, patriotism, 19th century statebuilding
Tom and Margot Pritzker '72 Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow

B.A., Shanghai International Studies University; M.A. and Ph.D, Harvard University

Teaching:

Comparative Politics,Chinese Politics,Democracy in Developing Countries

Research:

Chinese Foreign Policy,Politics of Economic Reform,Political Institutions and Governance in China,Democratization,U.S.-China Relations

Phone: (909) 607-4225
Roy P. Crocker Professor of Politics
B.A., Union College; M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Teaching: American politics: Congress, presidency, parties, public policy, media politics, political leadership (Nixon).
Research: Congress, presidency, political organizations and parties, autism policy, popular culture and mass media.
Phone: (909) 607-4224
Tuohy Associate Professor of Government and Management
B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Harvard University
Teaching: American politics, public policy, research methods
Research: Federalism, budget policy, health policy
Phone: (909) 607-3387
Salvatori Professor of American Constitutionalism
B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Teaching: Constitutional Law, The American Founding, Federalism, Federal Indian Law, Criminal Procedure
Research: "Currently working on "Samuel Alito and Judicial Minimalism: An Appellate Court Judge on the Supreme Court."
Phone: (909) 210-1543
Professor of Government

B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Teaching:

American Politics, American Culture Wars, Free Speech on Campus

Research:

American Conservatism, Politics of Higher Education, Religion and Politics

Phone: (909) 607-7070
Wagener Family Professor of Comparative Politics and George R. Roberts Fellow

B.A. Lady Shri Ram College (New Delhi, India), M.A. JNU (New Delhi, India), M.Phil. JNU, (New Delhi, India); Ph.D Cornell University, USA.

Teaching:

India; South Asia; India's Rise in the Global System; Social Movements; Comparing India and China; Development; Introduction to Comparative Politics

Research:

Comparative Politics; Political Economy of Development; India-China Comparisons; Subnational Development; Federalism; International Organizations; Globalization and Emerging Powers.

Phone: (909) 607-3856
Associate Professor of Government

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Teaching:

International Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy, Security Studies, War

Research:

U.S. foreign policy as related to both military action and anticipated outcomes, balancing behaviors internationally, stability operations

Phone: (909) 607-3599
Burnet C. Wohlford Professor of American Political Institutions
B.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Assistant Professor, Williams College.
Teaching: American Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutionalism, American Political Thought and Development
Research: American Constitutionalism, Constitutional Theory, American Political Thought and Development
Phone: (909) 607-2911
Professor of Government

Ph.D. in Political Science, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Course certificate, International Graduate School, University of Stockholm, Sweden; Licence in Political Science, University of Ghent, Belgium; Licence in Diplomatic Science, University of Ghent, Belgium

Phone: (909) 621-8117

Visiting Faculty

Visiting Assistant Professor of Government

M.A., Ph.D. Government, University of Virginia, 2008 B.A. Government, Claremont McKenna College, 1999

Teaching:

Public policy, American citizenship, American democracy, American political parties.

Research:

Public policy, democracy, political parties, American constitutionalism

Phone: (909) 607-6724
Visiting Lecturer of Government
B.A., Pomona College; Knight-Wallace Fellow, University of Michigan (one year); Kiplinger Fellow in Digital Media and Public Policy, Ohio State University (six months)
Phone: (909) 607-9175
Visiting Assistant Professor of Government
Phone: 909-607-3184

Emeritus Faculty

Alice Tweed Tuohy Professor Emeritus of Government and Ethics

B.S., Boston College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Teaching:

Presidency and the Constitution, Crime and public policy, Ethics and American democracy

Research:

Presidency and the Constitution, Capital punishment, Deliberation and democracy

Phone: (909) 607-3989
Philip M. McKenna Professor Emeritus of the Pacific Rim

B.A., M.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., University of Arizona

Teaching:

Mexican Politics, Religion and Politics in Latin America, Civil-Military Relations in Latin America, Comparative Elites

Research:

Survey Research in Democracy in Mexico and the United States, Civil-Military Relations in Mexico, Mexican Leadership and Elites, Mexican Politics, Religion and Politics in Mexico

Phone: (909) 607-4138
Burnet C. Wohlford Professor Emeritus of American Political Institutions

A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University; LL.B., University of Virginia

Teaching:

Public Law; Public Policy; Shakespeare Authorship; Representation; Population; Transportation; Air Pollution

Research:

Public Law; Public Policy; Shakespeare Authorship; Representation; Population; Transportation; Air Pollution

Phone: (909) 607-3649
CMC President Emerita and Trustee Professor of Legal Studies Emerita
A.B., Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; J.D., Duke University, LL.D., Claremont McKenna College
W. M. Keck Foundation Professor Emeritus of International Strategic Studies

A.B., A.M. Stanford University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Research:

International security and general foreign policy issues, including arms control, great power relations, U.S.-European relations, U.S. policy in the Middle East, terrorism.

Bank of America Professor Emeritus of Pacific Basin Studies and Professor of Government
B.A., Seoul National University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Roy P. Crocker Professor Emeritus of American History and Politics
A.B., A.M., Ph.D., Stanford University
Teaching: American Constitutional History; Recent American Politics; Introductory U.S. History
Research: War, Foreign Relations, and the U.S. Constitution; the Constitutional History of Race in the United States
Phone: (909) 607-2931
Edward S. Gould Professor Emeritus of Humanities

A.B., Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute

Teaching:

Politics in America, Crises in Presidential Leadership, Law and Literature, Politics and Literature, American Literature, in Claremont Graduate University, Pragmatism: Dewey to the Present, Ethics and Leadership

Research:

Biography, Literature, Psychoanalysis, American Government, Globalism

Phone: (909) 607-3184