Irwin L. Morris is Professor and Chair of the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research focuses on a variety of topics in the field of American politics, including political economy, public policymaking, race and ethnic politics, and Southern politics. His books include Reactionary Republicanism: How the Tea Party in the House Paved the Way for Trump’s Victory (coauthored with Bryan Gervais, Oxford 2018), The Rational Southerner: Black Mobilization, Republican Growth, and the Partisan Transformation of the American South (coauthored with M.V. Hill III and Quentin Kidd, Oxford 2012), The American Presidency: An Analytical Approach (Cambridge 2010), Votes, Money, and the Clinton Impeachment (Westview 2002), and Congress, the President, and the Federal Reserve: The Politics of American Monetary Policymaking, (Michigan 2000) Professor Morris has published many articles in top ranked journals such as the American Journal of Political Science; Legislative Studies Quarterly; Electoral Studies; Public Choice; American Politics Research, Social Science Quarterly, Political Behavior, Political Research Quarterly, and Presidential Studies Quarterly. He is current research includes a book on the changing character of Southern politics, Movers, Stayers, and the Partisan Transformation of 21st Century Southern Politics (under contract at Oxford).
Areas of Interest
- American Politics, Public Policy, Presidency, Southern Politics, Race and Ethnic Politics, Political Economy
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