James A. Thurber
James A. Thurber is Distinguished Professor of Government and Director of the
Center for Congressional and Presidential Studiesat American Universityin Washington, D.C.. He was the principal investigator of a seven year grant from The Pew Charitable Truststo the Campaign Management Institute to study campaign conduct.
Dr. Thurber has been on the faculty at American University since
1974and was honored as the University Scholar/Teacher of the Year in 1996. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He is author and co-author of numerous books and more than seventy-five articles and chapters on Congress, congressional-presidential relations, congressional budgeting, congressional reform, interest groups and lobbying, and campaigns and elections. He is an author or editor of "Campaign Consultants, Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Voters in American Elections" (with Candice J. Nelsonand David A. Dulio, 2005), "Congress and the Internet" (with Colton Campbell, 2002), "The Battle for Congress: Consultants, Candidates, and Voters" (2001), "Crowded Airwaves: Campaign Advertising in Elections" (with Candice J. Nelson and David A. Dulio, 2000), "Campaign Warriors: Political Consultants in Elections" (2000), "Rivals for Power: Presidential-Congressional Relations" (1996), "Remaking Congress: The Politics of Congressional Stability and Change" (with Roger Davidson, 1995), "Campaigns and Elections, American Style" (with Candice Nelson, 1995), "Divided Democracy: Cooperation and Conflict Between Presidents and Congress" (1991), and "Setting Course: A Congressional Management Guide" (with Chaleff, Loomis and Serota, 1988).
Dr. Thurber earned a Bachelor of Science in
political sciencefrom the University of Oregonand a Ph.D.in political science from Indiana Universityand was an American Political Science AssociationCongressional Fellow. He has worked on four reorganization efforts for committees in the U.S. Houseand U.S. Senatefrom 1976 to present. He was Director of the Washington, DC based Human Affairs Research Centers of the Battelle Memorial Instituteand served as acting Dean of the School of Government and Public Administration at American University.
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