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  • JIM MORONE
  • ROGAN KERSH




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Authors Jim Morone Rogan Kersh American Government BookJim Morone

Authors Jim Morone Rogan Kersh American Government Book

Education

(B.A., Middlebury College, and M.A. and PhD, University of Chicago) is Professor of Political Science at Brown University and five time winner of the Hazeltine Citation for outstanding teacher of the year.

Publications

A renowned scholar of American Political Science, Jim, an award winning author, has published eight books including The Heart of Power (2009), Hellfire Nation (2003) and the Democratic Wish (1990).

Positions

Jim served as President of the Politics and History Section of APSA from 1999–2000 and the New England Political Science Association from 2002–03. He has been on the board of editors for eight scholarly journals and comments on politics in The New York Times, The London Review of Books, and The American Prospect.

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Rogan Kersh

Authors Jim Morone Rogan Kersh American Government Book

Education

(M.A. and PhD, Yale) is Provost and Professor of Political Science at Wake Forest University.

Publications

Rogan has published two books, more than 50 academic articles, and has provided commentary on U.S politics for dozens of different media outlets including CNN, Newsweek, and The New York Times.  He was President of APSA’s organized section on Health Politics and Policy in 2011-12, and is an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Positions

A leading scholar in American Political Science, Rogan is best known for his work on health reform, obesity politics, and interest groups/lobbying.  From 2006-12 he served as Associate Dean at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service, where he built an undergraduate program, helped conceive and create NYU’s new campus in Abu Dhabi, and was integral in the launch of a new Global Institute of Public Health.

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