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Douglas Kriner to join Penn State political science faculty in January 2018

Douglas Kriner, professor of political science, joins the Penn State faculty after serving as professor and director of graduate studies for the Boston University Department of Political Science.
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Douglas Kriner to join Penn State political science faculty in January 2018

Kriner’s teaching and research focus on American political institutions, separation ofpowers in government, and domestic policymaking related to the American military.  He has authored or co-authored four books and numerous peer-reviewed publications, including Investigating the President: Congressional Checks on Presidential Power (Princeton, 2016), co-authored with Eric Shickler, which received the 2017 Richard F. Fenno Jr. Prize and the 2017 Richard E. Neustadt Award; and The Particularistic President: Executive Branch Politics and Political Inequality (Cambridge, 2015), co-authored with Andrew Reeves, which received the 2016 Richard E. Neustadt Award.

Kriner received his Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in 2006 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with degrees in political science and history from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001.

powers in government, and domestic policymaking related to the American military.  He has authored or co-authored four books and numerous peer-reviewed publications, including Investigating the President: Congressional Checks on Presidential Power (Princeton, 2016), co-authored with Eric Shickler, which received the 2017 Richard F. Fenno Jr. Prize and the 2017 Richard E. Neustadt Award; and The Particularistic President: Executive Branch Politics and Political Inequality (Cambridge, 2015), co-authored with Andrew Reeves, which received the 2016 Richard E. Neustadt Award. Kriner received his Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in 2006 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with degrees in political science and history from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001.

 

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