Gerard Alexander

Gerard Alexander is an associate professor of politics at the University of Virginia. He is author of The Sources of Democratic Consolidation and scholarly articles on empirical democratic theory, institutional change, and conditions for democratic stability. He has also written on U.S. politics in the New York Times, the Washington Post, National Review, the Weekly Standard, and the Claremont Review of Books.

Recent blog posts by this author

Political Science Needs More Viewpoint Diversity

Would academic political science benefit from more viewpoint diversity? Let’s start with the good news, which is that political science isn’t nearly the worst-off discipline on campus. This is not because its intellectual demographics are so...