Robert Erikson

Formerly the Dr. Kenneth L. Lay Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston, Robert Erikson is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. He has written numerous journal articles on American politics and elections, and has coauthored American Public Opinion (currently in its seventh edition, 2004) and Statehouse Democracy (1994). His latest coauthored book, The Macro Polity, was published in 2002. Erikson is the former President of the Southwest Political Science Association, and former editor of the American Journal of Political Science.