Eric Schickler

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
850C Barrows Hall
Phone:
+1 510 643-2933
Office Hours:
By Appointment

CURRENT/FUTURE COURSES:

Fall 2017
Undergraduate
Fall 2017
Graduate
Spring 2016
Graduate
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Faculty

Research Interests: 
Congress
American Political Development
Political Parties
Degrees: 
B.A., New College of the University of South Florida
M.A., Yale University
M.Phil., Yale University
Ph.D., Yale University
Personal Statement: 

Eric Schickler is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Disjointed Pluralism: Institutional Innovation and the Development of the U.S. Congress (Princeton University Press, 2001), which received APSA's Richard F. Fenno Award. His second book, Partisan Hearts and Minds (co-authored with Donald Green and Bradley Palmquist), was published in 2002 (Yale University Press). Most recently, he is co-author of Filibuster: Obstruction and Lawmaking in the U.S. Senate (co-authored with Gregory Wawro; Princeton University Press, 2006). He has authored or co-authored articles in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Comparative Political Studies, Polity, Public Opinion Quarterly, and Social Science History. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of American politics, the U.S. Congress, rational choice theory, American political development, and public opinion.