Doing Archival Research in Political Science

by Scott A. Frisch, Douglas B. Harris, Sean Q. Kelly, and David C.W. Parker

About Scott Frisch

Scott Frisch is Professor and Chair of the Political Science program at California State University Channel Islands. A native of New Jersey Scott received his BA from Lafayette College, a Masters in Government Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in Political Science from the Claremont Graduate School. Scott served as a Presidential Management Intern in the Department of Treasury and as a Legislative Assistant in the Office of Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey. He joined the faculty at CSUCI in 2003 after several years teaching at California State University, Bakersfield, and at East Carolina University. Scott's primary research interests are Congress, and the budgetary process. He is coauthor (with Sean Kelly) of Jimmy Carter and the Water Wars (Cambria Press, 2008; CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title) and Committee Assignment Politics in the U.S. House of Representatives; his book The Politics of Pork was published by Garland Press in 1998.

About Douglas B. Harris

Douglas B. Harris is Associate Professor and Chair of the political science department at Loyola University Maryland. He holds a PhD from Johns Hopkins University. His work focuses on Congress, media politics, political parties and public policy. His publications include articles on legislative, presidential, and party politics in Political Science Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Congress & the Presidency, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Extension of Remarks, and American Politics Research.

About Sean Q Kelly

Sean Q Kelly is Professor of Political Science at California State University Channel Islands. Sean is a native of Seattle, Washington. He received his BA from Seattle University, and his PhD in Political Science from the University of Colorado. Sean is a former American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow (1993-1994), during which he worked for the Senate Democratic Leadership. He joined the political science faculty at CSUCI in 2007 after teaching at Niagara University, and before that at East Carolina University. Sean's primary research interests are American political institutions, political parties and leadership, and public policy. He is coauthor (with Scott Frisch) of Jimmy Carter and the Water Wars (Cambria Press, 2008; CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title) and Committee Assignment Politics in the U.S. House of Representatives; and authored or coauthored articles in several scholarly journals and edited volumes.

About David C. W. Parker

David C.W. Parker is an assistant professor of political science at Montana State University. He holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to his book, The Power of Money in Congressional Campaigns, 1880-2006 (University of Oklahoma Press), he has also published several articles in journals such as Congress and the Presidency and Legislative Studies Quarterly. His coauthored article “Making a Good Impression: Resource Allocations, Home Styles, and Washington Work” in Legislative Studies Quarterly was awarded the 2010 Alan Rosenthal Prize.


 

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