Co-sponsored by
The Center for the Study of Democracy &
The Department of Political Science


Presented by:

Thursday, January 26, 2006
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100

Free and Open to the Public


Morris P. Fiorina is the Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. Formerly he was the Frank Thompson Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he taught from 1982-1998. From 1972-1982 he taught at the California Institute of Technology.

Professor Fiorina's research focuses on legislative and electoral processes with particular emphasis on the ways in which political institutions and procedures facilitate or distort the representation of citizen preferences.

He has just published Culture War: The Myth of Polarized America with Samuel J. Abrams and Jeremy C. Pope (Pearson Longman, 2004).

A member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Professor Fiorina currently serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals, including American Political Research, British Journal of Political Science, Congress and the Presidency, and Journal of Law, Economics and Organization. From 1986 to 1990 he was chairman of the Board of Overseers of the American National Election Studies.

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