B. Dan Wood

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B. Dan Wood, Professor
Department of Political Science Phone: (979) 845-1610
Texas A&M University, 4348 TAMU Fax: (979) 847-8924
College Station, TX 77843-4348
Email: bdanwood@polisci.tamu.edu
Homepage: http://people.tamu.edu/~b-wood

Google Scholar Profile: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=hYm-nDYAAAAJ&hl=en

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., Political Science, 1987, University of Houston
M.A., Political Science, 1985, University of Houston
B.A., Political Science, 1976, University of Houston

Appointments

1997- present Professor of Political Science, Texas A&M University
2009- 2013 Director, American Politics Program, Texas A&M University
2007- present Fellow of the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Bush School
2008-2011 Cornerstone Fellow, College of Liberal Arts
2002-2006 University Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University
1992-1997 Associate Professor of Political Science, Texas A&M University.
1988-1992 Assistant Professor of Political Science, Texas A&M University
1987-1988 Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Houston.

Selected Awards, Grants, and Honors

Richard Neustadt Award, 2010 American Political Science Association
Fellow, Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Bush School of Government and Public Service
Texas A&M University College of Liberal Arts Association of Former Students Research Award, 2008
Founders Award, Presidency Research Group, 2002 and 2008 American Political Science Association
Listed among the Political Science 400 - most cited scholars since 1940 (See PS: Political Science & Politics, January 2007, pp. 135-38)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Co-Pi, 2004-2005 ($940,000)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Co-Pi, 2003-2004 ($940,000)
Environmental Protection Agency, Co-PI, 2002-2005 ($1,500,000)

Selected Publications

Books

2017. Party Polarization in America: The War Over Two Social Contracts. Cambridge University Press. With Soren Jordan. (Click here for description).

2012. Presidential Saber Rattling: Causes and Consequences. Cambridge University Press. (Click here for description).

2009. The Myth of Presidential Representation. Cambridge University Press. (Click here for description). Recipient of the Richard Neustadt Award.

2007. The Politics of Economic Leadership: The Causes and Consequences of Presidential Rhetoric on the Economy. Princeton University Press. (Click here for description).

Articles

2014. The President, Polarization, and the Party Platforms, 1944-2012. The Forum. 12(1): 169-189. With Soren Jordan and Clayton Webb.

2009. Explaining the President’s Issue-Based Liberalism: Pandering, Partisanship, or Pragmatism. Journal of Politics. 71(4): 1-16. With Han Soo Lee.

2009. Presidential Saber Rattling and the Economy. American Journal of Political Science. 53(July): 695-709.

2007. Issue Definition, Information Processing, and the Politics of Global Warming.
American Journal of Political Science. 51(July): 552-568. With Arnold Vedlitz.

2007. What Determines How Long Political Appointees Serve? Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. doi: 10.1093/jopart/mum019. With Miner P. Marchbanks, III.

2005. Presidential Rhetoric and the Economy. Journal of Politics. 67(August): 627-45. with Brandy M. Durham and Chris T. Owens

2004. Political Transaction Costs and the Politics of Administrative Design. Journal of Politics. 66(Feb.): 176-202. with John Bohte.

2003. The Politics of Problem Definition. American Journal of Political Science. 47: 640-653. with Alesha Doan.