Duke University Political Science

    David W Rohde
  • David W Rohde

  • Ernestine Friedl Professor of Political Science
  • Political Science
  • 408B Old Chem
  • Campus Box 90209
  • Phone: (919) 660-7053
  • Fax: 919-660-4330
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Specialties

    • American Politics
    • Political Institutions
    • Behavior & Identities
  • Research Description

    David W. Rohde, Ernestine Friedl Professor of Political Science at Duke University and Director of the Political Institutions and Public Choice Program. He has researched various aspects of American national politics, including the Congress, the presidency, the Supreme Court, and presidential and congressional elections. Rohde has been editor of the American Journal of Political Science (1988-1990), and chair of the Legislative Studies Section of the American Political Science Association (1991-93). In 2000, he was elected to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Rohde is the author of Parties and Leaders in the Postreform House (University of Chicago Press, 1991), and coauthor of a series of books on every national election since 1980, the most recent of which is Change and Continuity in 2008 and 2010 Elections (CQ Press, 2011). In 2010 he received the Samuel Eldersveld Career Achievement Award from the Political Organizations and Parties Section of the American Political Science Association.
  • Education

      • PhD,
      • University of Rochester, Rochester, NY,
      • 1971
      • BS,
      • Canisius College, Buffalo, NY,
      • 1967
  • Selected Publications

      • D. Rohde, Jamie Carson, Jeff Jenkins, and Mark Souva.
      • "The Impact of National Tides and District-Level Effects on Electoral Outcomes: The U. S. Congressional Elections of 1862-63."
      • American Journal of Political Science 45
      • (October 2001)
      • :
      • 887-898.
      • D. Rohde, Mark Hurwitz, and Roger Moiles.
      • "Distributive and Partisan Issues in Agriculture Policy in the 104th House."
      • American Political Science Review 95
      • (December 2001)
      • :
      • 911-922.
      • David Rohde, Paul Abramson, and John Aldrich.
      • Change and Continuity in the 2004 Elections.
      • CQ Press,
      • 2006.
      • David Rohde and John H. Aldrich.
      • "Congressional Committees in a Partisan Era."
      • Congress Reconsidered.
      • Ed. Lawrence Dodd and Bruce Oppenheimer.
      • 8th ed.,
      • CQ Press,
      • 2005.
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  • PhD Students

    • David B Sparks
      • 2007 - present
      • Status: PostQual
    • Harriet M. Baker
    • Francis Orlando
      • 2007 - present
    • Aaron King
      • 2007 - present
    • Daniel J. Lee
      • 2006 - 2008
    • Brendan Nyhan
      • 2006 - present
    • Ian McDonald
      • 2006 - present
    • Michael Brady
      • 2006 - present
  • Teaching

    • POLSCI 311.01
      • POLITICAL POLARIZATION
      • Keohane 4B 402 SEM
      • MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
    • POLSCI 796S.01
      • RESEARCH SEMINAR IN POL SCI I
      • Gross Hall 105
      • MWF 08:45 AM-09:35 AM
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