Nelson W. Polsby

Nelson W. Polsby

Nelson Woolf Polsby was an American political scientist who specialized in the study of the United States presidency and United States Congress. He was a professor at the University of California, Berkeley and former editor of the American Political Science Review from 1971-77. Wikipedia*

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Nelson W. Polsby has eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Forum as a Professor for the University of California, Berkeley. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2003 with an average of 243 views per program. Most appearances with Morris P. Fiorina (3), Austin Ranney (2), Charles O. Jones (2). Most common tags: Legislative Branch, Reagan, Ronald.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2005 - Present Professor, Travers (Charles and Louise) Political Science Department, University of California, Berkeley Videos: 1 c. May 25, 1988 - Present Professor, University of California, Berkeley Videos: 7

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  • Perspectives on American Democracy

    Perspectives on American Democracy

    The Center for American Progress and American University’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies hosted a one day symposium on…

  • <em>How Congress Evolves</em>

    How Congress Evolves

    Mr. Polsby talked about his book, How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change, published by Oxford University…

  • Evolution of Congress

    Evolution of Congress

    Professors talked about the transformation of Congress and the influences of the two party system. Among the topics they…

  • Presidential-Congressional Relations in a New Century

    Presidential-Congressional Relations in a New Century

    Pfiffner’s and Polsby’s topic was “President and Congress at the Turn of the Century: Structural Sources of Conflict.” Wayne’s topic was “Congress…

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