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Richard F. Winters   Department of Government

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Education:
B.A., 1963, Southern Illinois University
M.A., 1966, University of Hawaii
Ph.D., 1972, Stanford University

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Teaching and Administrative Experience
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Instructor, Dartmouth College, 1969-1972
Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College, 1972-1979
Associate Professor, Dartmouth College, 1979-85
Professor of Government, 1985-
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Acting Director, (1986-87), and Director (1987-1989), The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for the Social Sciences; and,
Chairman, Department of Government (1982, 1989-91, 1999-2002).
William Clinton Story Remsen Class of 1943 Professor of Government (2000-)

Teaching Interests:
American politics; American state politics; Politics and economics of government budgeting; American business and politics; Social welfare, distributive and redistributive politics.

Research Interests:
Politics of the budgetary process; Taxing and spending behavior in the American states; Voting behavior in the American nation and states; "group theory," organizational behavior and political leadership.

Published Writings:
1) "The Politics of Redistribution," (with B. Fry) American Political Science Review, June 1970, pp. 508-522. Reprinted as Bobbs-Merrill Reprint No. PS-467 and in part in Richard Leach and Timothy G. O'Rourke, Dimensions of State and Urban Policy-Making (New York: Macmillan, 1974).
2) "Party Control and Policy Change," American Journal of Political Science, November, l976, pp. 597-636.
3) "Legislative Reform and Legislative Cleavages," in J. Peters and S. Welch (ed.) Legislative Reform and Public Policy (New York: Praeger, 1977).
4) How America Is Ruled, New York: John Wiley, 1980 (with Denis Sullivan and Robert Nakamura). 5) "Political Choice and Expenditure Change," Polity, (Summer, 1980), pp. 598-622; reprinted, in part, in F. Harris and P. Hain (ed.) American Legislative Politics, New York: Scott-Foresman, 1983.
6) "Distributive Benefits, Congressional Support and Agency Growth," in B. Rundquist, (ed.) Political Benefits, Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Press, 1981 (with R. Carlton and T. Russell)
7) "Public Policy and American Political Behavior: The Case of the Political Business Cycle," in S. Long, (ed.) Handbook of Political Behavior, New York: Plenum, 1981 (with C. Johnson, T. Rendini and P. Nowosadko)
8) "Political Parties in New Hampshire," in J. Milburn and W. Doyle (ed.) Political Parties in New England, Boston: Schenkman, 1982 (with R. Craig).
9) "Political Culture in New Hampshire," in Alan Rosenthal (ed.) Political Culture in the American States, New York: Praeger, 1983.
10) "The Gubernatorial Transition in New Hampshire," in Thad Beyle, (ed.), The Governor in Transition, Duke University Press, 1984.
11) "A Politico-Economic Theory of Income Redistribution" (with Robert Plotnick) American Political Science Review, June 1985
12) "Party, Political Liberalism, and Redistribution: An Application to the American States" (with R. Plotnick) American Politics Quarterly, October, 1990.
13) "Taxes and Voting: Electoral Retribution in the American States" (with Susan L. Kone) Journal of Politics, February, 1993.
14) "The Electoral-Political Economy of Taxation" in 1995 Papers and Proceedings of the National Tax Association.
15) "The Politics of Taxing and Spending," in H. Jacobs and V. Gray (eds.) Politics in the American States, Congressional Quarterly Press, 1996.
16) "The Politics of Taxing and Spending," in H. Jacobs, V. Gray and R. Hanson Politics in the American States, Congressional Quarterly Press, 1999.
17)"’Navel-gazing’ as a characteristic trait of the American states," in State Politics and Policy, v. 8, no. 1, the newsletter of the Section on State Politics and Policy, March 2000.
18) Review of Michael Sherman (editor) Vermont Government, forthcoming in Vermont History, June 2000


Other written work:
1) "The Politics of Redistribution," presented at the 1969 meeting of the American Political Science Association.
2) "Longitudinal Analysis of the Politics of Redistribution," presented at the 1970 American Political Science Association meeting.
3) "Political Theory of the Budgetary Process," (with G. Peters), ms. Dartmouth College, 1975.
4) "Some Problems in the Political Analysis of the Budgetary Process," ms. Dartmouth College, 1975.
5) "Testing a Theory of State Budgetary Change," ms. Dartmouth College, l975.
6) "Party Control and Policy Change," presented at the 1976 meeting of the American Political Science Association.
7) "Legislative Reform and Legislative Cleavages" presented as part of the Hendricks Symposium on "Legislative Reform" at the University of Nebraska, 1976.
8) "Legislative Budgetary Attitudes and the State Spending Process," presented at the 1977 meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association.
9) "Some Necessary Conditions for Party Impact on Budgetary Change," presented at the biennial meeting of the ICPSR, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1977.
10) "Private Groups and the Public Welfare: The Case of Occupational Licensing in the American States," ms., Dartmouth College, 1978.
11) "Matched-Pair Case Analysis in the American States," presented as part of a continuing seminar on "Methodology in the Study of State Politics" at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., 1978.
12) "Tax-Based Educational Equity," presented at the 1980 meeting of the American Educational Research Association (with B. Cooper and M. Robertson).
13) "Damn Yankees and Others: Voting in the New Hampshire Presidential Primary," presented at a New Hampshire Council on the Humanities Conference on the New Hampshire Primary, 1980.
14) "Appropriations Politics and the Political Business Cycle" presented at the Faculty Colloquium, Department of Political Science, University of California at San Diego, and at the National Policy Issues Seminar, California Institute of Technology, 1981 (with J. Reidenberg).
15) "A Politico-Economic Theory of Income Redistribution" (with Robert Plotnick) originally presented at the 1983 annual meeting of the Public Choice Society, a revised version presented at the 1983 Midwest Political Science Association meetings, and a further revised version at the 1983 American Political Science Association meetings.
16) "Political Liberalism, Party Control, and Redistribution in the American States" (with Robert Plotnick) presented before the American Political Science Association meetings (1985).
17) "The Structure of Graduate Training in American Politics," presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., September, 1988.
18) "Taxes and Voting: Electoral Retribution in the American States" (with Susan L. Kone) presented before the 1987 meetings of the American Political Science Association. A revised version of this paper was presented before the 1989 Western and New England Political Science Associations meetings in April of 1989, Salt Lake and Boston, MA
19) "Changing American Federalism" presented before the Pearson Dickey US-Canada Conference on Federalism, Dartmouth College, 1989.
20) "Forget about all that 'read my lips stuff, O.K.?' -- Gubernatorial Re-election and Election Strategies in the Face of New Tax Programs, 1957-1985" presented before the 1990 American Political Science Association meetings.
21) "Taxing Choices: Mapping the Electoral Costs of Increasing Taxes" presented before the 1991 meetings of the American Political Science Association.
22) "The Implications of Taxing: Conditions for Increasing the Electoral Costs of Tax Increases for American Governors," presented at the 1992 meeting of the Western Political Science Association.
23) "The Electoral-Political Economy of Taxation" presented at the general session of the 1994 annual meeting of the National Tax Association, Charleston, SC. National Tax Association, Columbus Ohio.
24) "Integrating diverse approaches in the study of American state politics: reconsidering the economy-tax-vote link in gubernatorial elections" presented at the 1996 annual meetings of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, CA and in preparation for publication,
25) "Governor ‘Quits’: the personal and political economy of foregoing reelection," (with Melissa Marroncelli) in preparation for presentation to the 1997 annual meetings of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, CA under a ‘revised and resubmit" for publication in Political Research Quarterly.
26) "Fate choice and fate control in reelecting American chief executives, 1976-1996," a paper prepared for presentation at the annual meetings of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 1998
27) "The net and changing handicap of women candidates for governor, 1970-1997," (with Sophia Delano), presented at 1999 Midwest P.S.A. meetings, Chicago, Illinois.
28) "Gender interactions with party, issue, ideology, and challenger in explaining handicaps for female gubernatorial candidates" (with Sophia Delano) presented at the 1999 APSA meetings, Atlanta, GA.
29) "Executive, legislators and activists: reviewing the work and contributions of Sarah McCally Morehouse," a paper presented on a panel honoring the career and contributions of Professor Morehouse to the study of American state politics and policy at the American Political Science Association meetings, Atlanta, GA, 1999.
30) Daniel Rygorski and Richard Winters, "The crowding-out hypothesis revisited: linking public and private charitability in the American states," presented at the annual meeting of the Western Political Science Association annual meeting, San Jose, CA, March 24, 2000.
31) Daniel Rygorski and Richard Winters, "Empirically assessing Maimonides’ penultimate injunction – temporal and spatial links between public and private charitability in the American states," presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Political Science Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April 28, 2000.
32) Sophia Delano and Richard F. Winters, "Men/women voting for/against men/women candidates for elective office," presented at the American Political Science Association meetings, Washington, D.C., September 1, 2000. A revised version will be presented at the 2002 Midwest Political Science Association meetings in Chicago, April, 2002.
33) Daniel Rygorski and Richard Winters, "Linking public and private charitability in the American states" prepared for the "Conference on the State of the States" at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, March 2-3, 2001.
34) Matthew Berry and Richard F. Winters, "Abortion, Party, Candidate Positions & Issue Salience in Explaining the post-Webster vote for Governor," a paper prepared for delivery at the Western Political Science Association meetings. Las Vegas, NV, April 15-17, 2001 and revised for presentation at the Midwestern Political Science Association, April 15-17, 2001, Chicago, IL.
35) Nicholas Dominguez and Richard F. Winters, "Revisiting, . . one more time, the effects of a divisive primary on general election outcomes," a paper prepared for delivery at the Midwestern Political Science Association, April 15-17, 2001, Chicago, IL.
36) A revised version of Sophia Delano and Richard F. Winters, "Men/women voting for/against men/women candidates for elective office," was presented at the 2002 Midwest Political Science Association meetings in Chicago, April, 2002.
37) Brian Stults and Richard F. Winters, "The Political Economy of Taxes and the Vote" presented at the 2002 Midwest Political Science Association meetings, April 2002, Chicago, Illinois.
38) Brian Stults and Richard F. Winters, "The Political Economy of Taxes and the Vote: comparing aggregate and individual-level analyses" presented at the 2002 and 2nd annual Conference on the American States, May 24, 2002.
39) Brian Stults and Richard F. Winters, "Taxes and Elections: an across-time, across-space, individual and aggregate level analyses of the impact of changing taxes on voters and the vote" to be presented at the 2002 American Political Science Association meetings, August 2002, Boston, Massachusetts
40) A subsequently revised version will be presented as Brian Stults and Richard F. Winters, "Taxes and Elections: an across-time, across-space, individual and aggregate level analyses of the impact of changing taxes on voters and the vote" to be presented at the Southern Political Science Association meetings, November 2002, Savannah, Georgia.
41) Matthew Fitzgerald and Richard F. Winters, "A replication and multi-methodological examination of the impact of budget controls on state spending," a proposal submitted for paper presentation at the meeting of the 2003 Midwestern Political Science Association annual meetings and the 3rd annual conference of the Section on State Politics and Public Policy, Tucson, AZ, March 2003.

Other Activities:
o Member, Editorial Board, American Political Science Review, 1973-1977.
o Member of founding editorial board, State Politics and Public Policy, 1999-
o Referee for American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Polity, Political Research Quarterly, the National Science Foundation, and many book publishers.
o Council member, Secretary-treasurer, and Newsletter-editor of the "State Politics and Policy" Section of the American Political Science Association, 1991-92 and 1992-1993.
o President, 1997-1999 of the Section on State Politics and Policy of the American Political Science Association.
o Paper presentations at the meetings of the American Political Science Association (1969, 1970, 1976, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001), Midwest Political Science Association (1977, 1983, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002), Public choice Society (1983), New England Political Science Association (1979), Southern Political Science Association (2002), and Western Political Science Association (1989, 1992, 2000, 2001).
o Chair and/or panel discussant at the meetings of the American (1972, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981,1985, 2001, 2002), Midwest (1977, 1978, 1980, 1991, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002), Western (2000, 2001); New England (1977, 1980, 1981, 1989, 2001).
o Visiting Scholar, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California at Berkeley, 1974;
o Visiting Professor,
o Department of Political Science, University of California at San Diego, Fall, 1981.
o Visiting Scholar, Brookings Institution, 1984, 1991, 1992, 1993.
o Member: American, New England, Midwest, Southern, and Western Political Science Associations; National Tax Association; American Economic Association.