Morris P. Fiorina
Date: February 24, 2005 PST Location: Council Chamber, Templeton Campus Center
Council Chamber, Templeton Campus Center
Culture War?: The Myth of Polarized America
Morris P. Fiorina, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University
Thursday, February 24, 6:30 p.m.
Templeton Student Center, Council Chamber
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 published numerous articles and books including The New American Democracy (Allyn & Bacon, 1998), Divided Government (2nd edition, Allyn & Bacon, 1996), and Home Style and Washington Work, coedited with David Rohde (University of Michigan Press, 1989); The Personal Vote: Constituency Service and Electoral Independence, coauthored with Bruce Cain and John Ferejohn (Harvard University Press, 1987); and won the 1988 Richard F. Fenno Prize. He is also co-editor of Continuity and Change in House Elections (Stanford University Press and Hoover Press, 2000).