Burden, Barry C. 1971–

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Burden, Barry C. 1971–

PERSONAL: Born April 28, 1971, in Newark, OH; son of Robert A. and Karen S. (maiden name, Hirst; later surname, Selby) Burden; married Laura Read Hillman; children: Samantha, Davis. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Wittenberg University, B.A. (cum laude), 1993; Ohio State University, Ph.D., 1998. Religion: Unitarian-Universalist.

ADDRESSES: Home—21 Circle Dr., Framingham, MA 01702-5733. Office—Department of Government, Littauer Center 322 North Yard, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138-3001; fax: 617-495-0438. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, assistant professor of political science, 1998–99; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, assistant professor, 1999–2003, associate professor of government, 2003–, founder and coordinator of Political Psychology and Behavior Workshop, 2000–, faculty associate of Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences, 2003–, member of executive committee of Center for American Political Studies, 2001–04. Active in congressional, state, and local political campaigns; guest on media programs.

MEMBER: Southern Political Science Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

AWARDS, HONORS: Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Wittenberg University, 2002; grants from Joseph H. Clark Fund, Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, Dirksen Congressional Center, and Time-Sharing Experiments in the Social Sciences.

WRITINGS:

(With David C. Kimball) Why Americans Split Their Tickets: Campaigns, Competition, and Divided Government, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 2002.

(Editor and contributor) Uncertainty in American Politics, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Democracy's Feast: Elections in America, edited by Herbert F. Weisberg and Clyde Wilcox, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 1995; Great Theatre: The American Congress in the 1990s, edited by Herbert F. Weisberg and Samuel C. Patterson, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1998; Congressional Primaries in the Politics of Representation, edited by Peter F. Galderisi, Michael Lyons, and Marni Ezra, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 2001; Models of Voting in Presidential Elections: The 2000 U.S. Election, edited by Herbert F. Weisberg and Clyde Wilcox, Stanford University Press (Stanford, CA), 2003; and CQ's Guide to Political Campaigns, edited by Paul Herrnson, Congressional Quarterly Press (Washington, DC), in press. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Electoral Studies, British Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Behavior, Political Analysis, American Journal of Political Science, Public Choice, Journal of Economic Literature, Foreview, and Legislative Studies Quarterly.

WORK IN PROGRESS: The Limits of Representation.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Choice, December, 2003, review of Why Americans Split Their Tickets.

Legislative Studies Section Newsletter, July, 2003, review of Why Americans Split Their Tickets.

National Journal, March 6, 2003, review of Why Americans Split Their Tickets.

Party Politics, March, 2004, review of Why Americans Split Their Tickets.

Perspectives on Political Science, winter, 2004, Robert Heineman, review of Uncertainty in American Politics, p. 45.

Perspectives on Politics, December, 2003, review of Why Americans Split Their Tickets.

Public Choice, January, 2004, review of Why Americans Split Their Tickets.

ONLINE

Harvard University Web site, http://www.fas.harvard.edu/∼burden (December 21, 2004) author profile.

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