David W. Rohde

David W. Rohde

Ernestine Friedl Professor of Political Science in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

External Address: 
408B Old Chemistry, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90209, Durham, NC 27708-0209
Phone: 
(919) 660-7053
Specialties: 
American Politics, Behavior Identities, Political Institutions

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

  • Ph.D., University of Rochester 1971
  • B.S., Canisius College (Germany) 1967

Abramson, P. R., et al. Change and continuity in the 2008 elections. 2010, pp. 1–427. Scopus, doi:10.4135/9781483330846. Full Text

Aldrich, J. H., et al. Change and Continuity in the 2008 Elections. CQ Press, 2010.

Aldrich, J. H., et al. Change and Continuity in the 2004 and 2006 Elections. CQ Press, 2008.

Aldrich, J. H., et al. Change and Continuity in the 2004 Elections. CQ Press, 2006.

Abramson, P., et al. Change and Continuity in the 2000 and 2002 Elections. CQ Press, 2003.

Aldrich, J. H., et al. Change and Continuity in the 2000 Elections. Washington: CQ Press, 2002.

Aldrich, J. H., et al. Change and Continuity in the 1996 and 1998 Elections. Washington: CQ Press, 1999.

Rohde, David, et al. Change and Continuity in the 1992 Elections. CQ Press, 1995.

Aldrich, J. H., et al. Change and Continuity in the 1992 Elections. Washington: CQ Press, 1994.

Pages

Aldrich, John H., et al. “Richard Fenno’s Theory of Congressional Committees and the Partisan Polarization of the House.” Congress Reconsidered, 10th Ed., edited by Lawrence Dodd and Bruce Oppenheimer, CQ Press, 2013, pp. 193–220.

King, Aaron S., et al. “Beyond Motions to Table: Exploring the Procedural Toolkit of the Majority Party in the United States Senate.” Party and Procedure in the United States Congres, edited by Jacob Straus, Rowman and Littlefield, 2012, pp. 173–94.

Rohde, D. W. ““Looking Back to See Ahead: The Senate in the Twenty-First Century.”.” From Delay to Dysfunction: The U.S.Senate,1960-2010., edited by Burdett Loomis, 2011, pp. 239–57.

Aldrich, John, and D. W. Rohde. ““Consequences of Electoral and Institutional Change: The Evolution of Conditional Party Government in the U.S. House of Representatives.".” New Directions in American Political Parties, edited by Jeffrey M. Stonecash, Routledge, 2010, pp. 234–50.

Abramson, Paul, et al. ““On Elections.”.” The Oxford Handbook of American Elections and Political Behavior, edited by Jan E. Leighley, Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 700–15.

Rohde, D. W. ““What a Difference 25 Years Makes: Changing Perspectives on Parties and Leaders in the U.S. House.”.” Oxford Handbook of American Political Parties and Interest Groups, edited by Jeffrey Berry and L Sandy Maisel, Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 323–38.

Rohde, D. W., and Meredith Barthelmy. ““The President and Congressional Parties in an Era of Polarization.”.” Oxford Handbook of the American Presidency, edited by George Edwards and William Howel, Oxford University Press, 2009.

Aldrich, John H., and D. W. Rohde. ““Congressional Committees in a Continuing Partisan Era.”.” Congress Reconsidered, 9th Ed., edited by Lawrence Dodd and Bruce Oppenheimer, CQ Press, 2009.

Monroe, Nathan W., et al. ““Assessing the Impact of Parties in the U.S. Senate.”.” Why Not Parties?, Pp. 1-19., 2008.

Aldrich, John, et al. ““Party and Constituency in the U.S. Senate, 1933-2004.”.” Why Not Parties?, Pp. 39-51., 2008.

Pages

Aldrich, J. H., et al. “Does the gift keep on giving? House leadership PAC donations before and after majority status.” Journal of Politics, vol. 79, no. 4, Oct. 2017, pp. 1449–53. Scopus, doi:10.1086/692736. Full Text

King, A. S., et al. “Setting the Table: Majority Party Effects in the United States Senate.” Congress and the Presidency, vol. 43, no. 1, Jan. 2016, pp. 55–81. Scopus, doi:10.1080/07343469.2015.1117161. Full Text

Abramson, Paul R., et al. “Joseph A. Schlesinger In Memoriam.” Ps Political Science & Politics, vol. 48, no. 4, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, Oct. 2015, pp. 651–52.

Aldrich, John H., et al. “Blame, Responsibility, and the Tea Party in the 2010 Midterm Elections.” Political Behavior, vol. 36, no. 3, Sept. 2014, pp. 471–91. Manual, doi:10.1007/s11109-013-9242-4. Full Text

Rohde, D. W. “Reflections on the practice of theorizing: Conditional party government in the twenty-first century.” Journal of Politics, vol. 75, no. 4, Oct. 2013, pp. 849–64. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0022381613000911. Full Text

Crespin, M. H., et al. “Measuring variations in party unity voting: An assessment of agenda effects.” Party Politics, vol. 19, no. 3, May 2013, pp. 432–57. Scopus, doi:10.1177/1354068811407578. Full Text

Aldrich, J. H., et al. “Blame, Responsibility, and the Tea Party in the 2010 Midterm Elections.” Political Behavior, 2013, pp. 1–21.

Aldrich, J. H., et al. “House Appropriations After the Republican Revolution.” Congress and the Presidency, vol. 39, no. 3, Sept. 2012, pp. 229–53. Scopus, doi:10.1080/07343469.2012.710708. Full Text

Duff, J. F., and D. W. Rohde. “Rules to Live By: Agenda Control and the Partisan Use of Special Rules in the House.” Congress and the Presidency, vol. 39, no. 1, Jan. 2012, pp. 28–50. Scopus, doi:10.1080/07343469.2011.640382. Full Text

Theriault, S. M., and D. W. Rohde. “The Gingrich Senators and party polarization in the U.S. Senate.” Journal of Politics, vol. 73, no. 4, Oct. 2011, pp. 1011–24. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0022381611000752. Full Text

Pages

Abramson, P. R., et al. Studying American Elections. 2 May 2010. Scopus, doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199235476.003.0037. Full Text

Rohde, D. W. “The Thrill of Defeat.” New Republic, 2008.

Rohde, D. W., et al. Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate. University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Rohde, David, and Bruce Bueno de Mesquita. The Making of U. S. Foreign Policy: An Annotated Bibliography. The Kellogg Center for Continuing Education, Michigan State University, 1972.