347 Schaeffer Hall
Fall 2020 Virtual Office Hours
Tue & Th: 4:45-6:15
Dept of Political Science
341 Schaeffer Hall
20 E. Washington Street
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Posted Fall 2020 course evaluations
Posted update with 2020 data for Iowa Voting Series Paper 1 (registration statistics)
Posted new book in What I'm Reading
Posted update with 2020 data for Iowa Voting Series Paper 10 (absentee days)
Posted 15 papers in Vinson Court Agenda Setting series
Posted updated Prelaw FAQ for UI students
Published updated and expanded edition of Prelaw Advisor in paperback and for Kindle readers
New book, Riding the Caucus Rollercoaster 2020, published in paperback and for Kindle readers.
New book, Supreme Court Agenda Setting: The Vinson Court, published for Kindle devices and computers with Kindle reader.
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Here are brief descriptions of the major sections of this website:
Courses: Information about the courses I teach at the University of Iowa. The main Courses page also contains general book information for my courses. The Courses page contains links to pages for specific courses and classroom etiquette. Those pages contain general information about each course, the most recent syllabus, and sometimes additional links and information. Book info for my Fall 2021 courses is now on the Courses webpage. Information is also contained on the books page for each course: POLI:3101 and POLI:3121.
Teaching Evaluations: This page contains links to the teaching evaluations (written and multiple choice responses) for my undergraduate courses. Depending on the course, the data go back as much as 15 years.
Prelaw/Advising: Various bits of information for my advisees and those interested in law school, including my Prelaw FAQ.
Resource Links: Mainly a set of links I like to have handy, but which also may be useful for those in my courses.
Books and Movies: Lists of books and movies with a legal or judicial aspect that I've found interesting or of value.