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Department of Political Science


Prof. Jason Roberts to speak at PSRW

Jason Roberts, an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will be giving a presentation on legislative agenda setting and the role of the Rules Committee in the House of Representatives at the Department’s Political Science Research Workshop for interested faculty and graduate students on Friday October 8 (3:30 in Gambrell Hall  Room 250).  Professor Roberts received his Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and was a faculty member at the University of Minnesota prior to his current position at UNC.  His research focuses on American political institutions, in particular the U. S. Congress.  His work also deals with legislative voting, congressional elections, the politics of Supreme Court appointments, and political  history.

Friday, October 8, 2010