James Campbell - Polarized: Making Sense of a Divided America


Thursday, April 27, 2017, 2:00pm to 4:00pm


K262 CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.

Please join us for the CAPS Seminar with James Campbell, who will be speaking about his latest book, Polarized: Making Sense of a Divided America. 

James E. Campbell is a UB Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. He is the author of four university press books and more than 80 journal articles and book chapters. His most recent book is Polarized: Making Sense of a Divided America (Princeton University Press). The second edition of his book The American Campaign: U.S. Presidential Campaigns and the National Vote (Texas A&M University Press) was published in 2008. He also co-edited Before the Vote and edited ten journal symposia. Professor Campbell served as Chair of the Political Forecasting Group (a related group of the APSA), as President of Pi Sigma Alpha (the national political science honor society), as a Congressional Fellow of the American Political Science Association, and as a program director of the Political Science Program at the National Science Foundation. He has been a member of six editorial boards of political science journals and seven executive councils of political science organizations. Prior to joining the UB faculty in 1998, he was on the faculties of the University of Georgia from 1980 to 1988 and Louisiana State University from 1988 to 1998. He served as Chair of the Department of Political Science at UB from 2006 to 2012.

This talk is co-sponsored by the Program on Constitutional Government (PCG).