Ph.D., Harvard University, 1964
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David Mayhew is Sterling Professor of Political Science. He has been an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow, a Guggenheim Fellow, a Hoover National Fellow, a Sherman Fairchild Fellow at the California Institute of Technology, a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, a member of the American Political Science Association National Council, a member of the board of overseers of the National Election Studies of the Center for Political Studies and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the American Philosophical Society and the National Academy of Sciences. In 2000-2001, he was John M. Olin Visiting Professor in American Government at Nuffield College, Oxford. His research concerns U.S. legislative behavior, U.S. political parties, and U.S. policymaking. Publications include: Party Loyalty Among Congressmen; Congress: The Electoral Connection; Congressional Elections: The Case of the Vanishing Marginals; Placing Parties in American Politics; Divided We Govern; America’s Congress: Actions in the Public Sphere, James Madison through Newt Gingrich; Realignments: A Critique of an American Genre; Parties and Policies: How the American Government Works; and Partisan Balance: Why Political Parties Don’t Kill the U.S. Constitutional System.
- 2014-11-03 - ISPS Midterm 2014: Expert Perspectives and Predictions
- 2013-05-29 - Professor David Mayhew Address at Representation & Governance: A conference in Honor of David Mayhew - Yale University
- 2013-05-29 - Roundtable Discussion at Representation & Governance: A conference in Honor of David Mayhew - Yale University
- 2013-04-04 - Thinking About Politics: A Conference Dedicated to Explaining and Perpetuating the Political Insights of James Q. Wilson - Harvard University and Boston College. Panel 1: Parties and Organized Interests
- 2013-02-18 - A Roundtable discussion of The Elections of 2012 - Miller Center, University of Virginia
- 2012-11-02 - President Obama and the Democratic Congress - CSPAN
- 2011-11-15 - The Politics of Major Policy Reform - Concluding keynote address, The 2011 William and Carol Stevenson Conference, Miller Center of Public Affairs
- 2010-11-03 - Panelists discussing Senate Filibuster Rules - CSPAN
- 2009-03-11 - Reform as a Property of the System - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
- 2009-03-10 - what Happens to White House Legislative Proposals? - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
- Robert A. Dahl: Questions, Concepts, Proving It - to be published in Journal of Political Power, June, 2015
- Patterns in American Elections - Oxford Handbooks Online, April, 2014
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