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David Lublin Professor and Department Chair, Government Department of Government

Degrees
PhD, Harvard University

BA, Yale University

Bio
David Lublin is Professor and Chair of the Department of Government in the School of Public Affairs at American University. He serves as Treasurer of the American Political Science Association and Co-Chair of APSA's Task Force on Election Assistance. The recipient of three National Science Foundation grants and a fellowship from the German Marshall Fund, David's most recent book, Minority Rules: Electoral Systems, Decentralization, and Ethnoregional Parties, was published by Oxford and won the Best Book Award from the Race, Ethnicity and Politics Section of the APSA. Previously, he authored two books, The Paradox of Representation: Racial Gerrymandering and Minority Interests in Congress and The Republican South: Democratization and Partisan Change, on American politics published by Princeton. David has published articles on American and Comparative politics in a variety of journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, and Stanford Law Review. His work on redistricting was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in Georgia v. Ashcroft. David is a fellow of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.
See Also
Website
SPA Women and Politics Institute
SPA Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

Spring 2021

  • GOVT-898 Doctoral Continuing Enrollment

Fall 2021

  • GOVT-440 Minority Rep & Ethnic Conflict

AU Experts

Area of Expertise

American campaigns and elections, African American and Latino politics, Southern politics, redistricting, electoral systems and minority representation in the United States and other countries, Maryland politics

Additional Information

David Lublin has received two grants from the National Science Foundation and is an expert on elections and minority representation. His work on race and redistricting was cited by the Supreme Court in Georgia v. Ashcroft (2003) and LULAC v. Perry (2006). His second book, The Republican South, explains why Republicans became the dominant party in Southern elections. He recently received a fellowship from the German Marshall Fund to study minority representation in democratic nations around the world. He is author of Racial Gerrymandering and Minority Interests in Congress and The Republican South: Democratization and Partisan Change. His forthcoming book Minority Rules: Electoral Systems, Decentralization and Ethnographical Parties

For the Media

To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

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