Georg Vanberg
Professor of Political Science

Georg Vanberg (Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1999) is Professor of Political Science and Law, and current Chair of the Department of Political Science. His research focuses on political institutions, including courts, legislatures, and coalition governance. He is the author of Parliaments and Coalitions (with Lanny Martin, Oxford University Press), and The Politics of Constitutional Review in Germany (Cambridge University Press).  His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation, and was awarded the 2012 Richard F. Fenno Prize of the American Political Science Association for the Best Book in Legislative Studies, the 2013 Award for the Best Paper published in The Journal of Politics , and the 2015 Elinor Ostrom Prize for the Best Paper published in the Journal of Theoretical Politics.  He served as editor of the journal Public Choice  (2011-2016), and is a past President of the Public Choice Society (2016-18).

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