Bernard N. Grofman

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Professor, Political Science
School of Social Sciences
PH.D., University of Chicago, 1972, Poltical Science
B.S., University of Chicago, 1966, Math
Phone: (949) 824-6394, 5361
Fax: (949) 824-8762
University of California, Irvine
2291 Social Sciences Plaza B
Office: SSPB 2291 or 2289
Mail Code: 5100
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Public Choice, Mathematical Models of Collective Decision Making, Formal Democratic Theory, Politics of Small Groups, Representation, Voting Rights
Academic Distinctions
Co-recipient (with Chandler Davidson) of the Richard Fenno Prize of the Legislative Studies Section of the American Political Science Association for best book published in 1994 in the field of legislative studies (QUIET REVOLUTION IN THE SOUTH); Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Research Abstract
Professor Grofman is an authority on American politics, comparative election systems, and social choice theory. He has served as an expert witness or court-appointed consultant in state legislative and congressional lawsuits in 11 states.
Recent Publications Include:

The Evolution of Electoral and Party Systems in the Nordic Countries (co-edited with Arend Lijphart), Agathon Press, 2002
Political Science as Puzzle Solving, University of Michigan Press, 2001
Elections in Ireland, Australia and Malta under the Single Transferable Vote (co-edited with Shaun Bowler), University of Michigan Press, 2000.
A Unified Theory of Voting: Directional and Proximity Spatial Models (co-authored with Samuel Merrill), Cambridge University Press, 1999
Race and Redistricting in the 1990s, Agathon Press, 1998
Term Limits: Public Choice Perspectives, Kluwer, 1996
Quiet Revolution in the South (co-edited with Chandler Davidson). Princeton University Press, 1994
Professional Societies
Public Choice Society - President, 2001-2002
American Political Science Association
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2001-
Research Centers
Center for the Study of Democracy
Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences
Center for Decision Analysis
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