Charles Cameron

Charles Cameron is associate professor of political science at Columbia University. He received his M.P.A. and Ph.D., from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He specializes in American politics with research and teaching interests in applied formal theory and political institutions. He has taught at Columbia since 1989; in addition, he has taught at SUNY Stony Brook and New York University. Cameron has been a Research Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and a recipient of multiple grants from the National Science Foundation. His work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of Politics, as well as scholarly journals in economics and law.

He is the author of Veto Bargaining: Presidents and the Politics of Negative Power (Cambridge University Press, 1998) which won the Richard Fenno Jr. Book Prize awarded for the best book on legislative studies published in 1998 and the William H. Riker Best Book Award given for the best book on political economy published in 1998. Currently, he is researching a book the politics of Supreme Court nominations.