Richard M. Skinner

Visiting Assistant Professor of Government

Spring 2009

  • Introduction to American Government (GOV 150)
  • Mass Media and American Politics (GOV 208)
Phone (207) 721-5173
Title Visiting Assistant Professor
Department GOVERNMENT
Work Location 202 Boody-Johnson House
E-Mail rskinner@bowdoin.edu

Education

Ph.D, M.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA
B.A., Hamilton College, Clinton NY

Selected Publications

Books

More Than Money: Interest Group Action in Congressional ElectionsMore Than Money: Interest Group Action in Congressional Elections. 2007. Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham, MD.

Webs of Power: Party Networks in American Politics. Edited with Jonathan H. Bernstein. Under review by the University of Oklahoma Press. Publication anticipated in 2008.

George W. Bush and the Partisan Presidency. Publication anticipated in 2011.

Peer Reviewed Articles

“George W. Bush and The Partisan Presidency.” 2008. Forthcoming. Political Science Quarterly.

“Do 527s Add Up to a Party? Thinking About the ‘Shadows’ of Politics” The Forum. 2005. Vol. 3: No. 3. Article 5.

“Response to Sadow.” With Philip Klinkner. The Forum. 2005. Vol. 3 No. Article 6.

"Black, White, Brown and Cajun: The Racial Dynamics of the 2003 Louisiana Gubernatorial Election.” With Philip Klinkner. The Forum. 2004. Vol. 2: No. 1, Article 3.

“New Interest Group Strategies: A Preview of Post-McCain-Feingold Politics?”
With Michael Malbin, Mark Rozell and Clyde Wilcox. Election Law Journal. 2002. 1:541-556.

Book Chapters

“Issue Advocacy Organizations and Think Tanks.” In Burdett Loomis, eds. Guide to Interest Groups and Lobbying in the United States. .CQ Press. 2010. Forthcoming.

“Interest Groups and the Party Networks: Views From Inside the Beltway.” In Jonathan H. Bernstein and Richard M. Skinner., eds. Webs of Power: Party Networks in American Politics. Forthcoming.

“Introduction.” With Jonathan H. Bernstein. In Jonathan H. Bernstein and Richard M. Skinner, eds. Webs of Power: Party Networks in American Politics. Forthcoming.

“The Partisan Presidency.” In John C. Green and Daniel J. Coffey, eds. The State of the Parties. Fifth Edition. 2007. Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham, MD.

“Interest Groups in American Campaigns - 2000-2004.” In Robert G. Boatright, Michael J. Malbin, Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox, Interest Group Adaptation: Pursuing Political Goals When The Context Shifts. Forthcoming. Chapter co-authored with Boatright., Malbin, Rozell and Wilcox.

"BCRA's Impact on Interest Groups and Advocacy Organizations," in Michael J. Malbin, ed. Life After Reform: When the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act Meets Politics 2003. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 43-60. With Robert G. Boatright, Michael J. Malbin, Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox.
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