Highly acclaimed and award winning author Richard W. Waterman is a Political Scientist with specialties in the American Presidency, the Bureaucracy, the Courts, and the Environment.
He currently is a professor of Political Science at the University of Kentucky, Lexington where he has taught for nine years. He has a PhD from the University of Houston, has published widely in the field of Political Science, has served as President of the Southwest Political Science Association, won the Laverne Burchfield Award from the journal Public Administration Review, testified before the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works, and was interviewed for CNN, including its prime time special "Fit To Lead."
He also has published eight books as well as articles in such academic journals as the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Law and Society Review, Electoral Studies, Public Administration Review, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and the Social Science Quarterly.
He has been awarded a grant by the National Science Foundation, served as chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Political Science, and presently lives in Kentucky with his partner and two dogs. Most important of all he is a life long Boston Red Sox fan.
He also teaches Film & Politics.
In November 2010 his newest book, The Oracle: The Succession Wars, a SciFi on Power & Ambition set in the imaginary world of Relatania Empire and Arcania will be published.
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