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Richard F. Winters   Department of Government

Biographical Sketch

Richard F. Winters is the William Clinton Story Remsen Class of 1943 Professor of Government at Dartmouth. Winters received his B.A. from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, his M.A. for the University of Hawaii, and his 1972 Ph.D. from Stanford University.

Professor Winters was hired as an Instructor of Government at Dartmouth College in 1969 and has been on the faculty since that time. He served as chair of the Department of Government at Dartmouth in 1982, again from 1989-1991, and a third term from July of 1999 until July of 2002. From 1986 to 1989, Winters served as Acting Director and Director of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for the Social Sciences at Dartmouth. He has served on several committees of the American Political Science Association. He also served a term as president of the section on State Politics and Policy, one of thirty organized sections of the American Political Science Association.

Professor Winters' special fields of interest are American state politics, American political economy, social welfare politics, and the politics of the budgetary process. He is co-author of How America Is Ruled and his articles have appeared in various books of collected readings, the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, American Politics Quarterly, Journal of Politics, and Polity.

Professor Winters' special fields of interest are American state politics, American political economy, social welfare politics, and the politics of the budgetary process.

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