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Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs

Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs
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ISSN: 2332-0761

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Garrison Nelson

Garrison Nelson

Garrison Nelson
Professor
The University of Vermont, Vermont, USA

Biography

Author of more than one hundred articles and professional papers on the U.S. Congress and elections in Vermont and is a regular media commentator on those topics. He is co-author of The Austin-Boston Connection: Five Decades of House Democratic Leadership, 1937-1989 (Texas A+M University, 2009). Editor-in-Chief of the two-volume work, Committees in the U.S. Congress, 1947-1992 (CQ Press, 1993-94); co-editor of the four-volume work, Committees in the U.S. Congress, 1789- 1946 (CQ Press, 2002), named a “Best Reference Source” by the Library Journal; co-editor of Committees in the U.S. Congress, 1993-2010 (Sage/CQ Press, 2010). Associate Editor of the Encyclopedia of the American Legislative System (Scribner’s, 1994). Contributor to the Encyclopedia of American Political History (Scribner’s, 1984); ); The Committee on Ways and Means: A Bicentennial History, 1789-1989 (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989); Political Parties and Elections in the United States: An Encyclopedia (Garland, 1991); Encyclopedia of the U.S. Congress (Simon & Schuster, 1995); Encyclopedia of New England (Yale University Press,2005); Encyclopedia of American Political Parties and Elections (Facts on File, 2006); and Political Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions (Sage/CQ Press, 2009) . Published in the American Political Science Review, PS: Political Science and Politics, the New York Times, Boston Globe, Roll Call, and the Washington Post. Recipient of the Kroepsch-Maurice Teaching Excellence Award, 2009. President of the New England Political Science Association (1991-92) and President (1995-96) and Executive Director (1997-2000) of the Northeastern Political Science Association.

Research Interest

American Politics, U.S. Congress, Vermont Elections

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