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Ruth Lane Associate Prof Emerita Department of Government

Ph.D. Georgetown University

Professor Lane's research and teaching interests focus on Comparative Politics, Research Methodology; and include Computer Modeling and Cognitive Science. She is the author of the recently published The Complexity of Self Government: Politics from the Bottom Up, The Art of Comparative Politics and Political Science in Theory and Practice: The 'Politics' Model. Her research appears in journals such as the American Political Science Review, Journal of Theoretical Politics, and Comparative Politics.
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Professors Eisenstadt, Edelson, and Lane Win Elections in AU Faculty Senate

SPA congratulates Professors Todd Eisenstadt, Chris Edelson and Ruth Lane on their elections in American University’s Faculty Senate.
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Joe Young, right, presents Brian Forst with an award from his colleagues.

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SPA’s Brian Forst and Ruth Lane Retire After Distinguished Careers

Associate Professor Emerita Ruth Lane and Professor Brian Forst, both at SPA, will retire this summer, after distinguished careers in research and academia.
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