Lanier, Drew Noble 1962-

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LANIER, Drew Noble 1962-

PERSONAL: Born December 21, 1962, in Dallas, TX; son of J. E. (a mechanical engineer) and Jeannine (a homemaker) Lanier; married May 5, 2001; wife's name, Allison L. (a homemaker). Ethnicity: "White." Education: University of North Texas, B.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1997; DePaul University, J.D., 1990.

ADDRESSES: Home—14480 Jamaica Dogwood Dr., Orlando, FL 32828. Offıce—Department of Political Science, University of Central Florida, P.O. Box 161356, Orlando, FL 32816-1356; fax: 407-823-0051. E-mail—[email protected]; [email protected].

CAREER: Hughes, Watters & Askanase, Houston, TX, associate attorney, 1990-92; Law Offices of Drew N. Lanier, Denton, TX, solo practitioner, 1993-97; University of Central Florida, Orlando, assistant professor, 1997-2003, associate professor of political science and director of Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government, 2003—. Admitted to the Bar of the State of Texas, Supreme Court of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Guest speaker at other institutions, including Washington University, St. Louis, MO, University of Colorado, Boulder, and North Carolina Central University; guest on media programs.

MEMBER: American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, Southern Political Science Association, Western Political Science Association, Southwestern Political Science Association, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Mortar Board, Order of Barristers Honor Society.

AWARDS, HONORS: American Jurisprudence Award for legal research and writing, 1987; Edward Artinian travel grant, Southern Political Science Association, 2001; award for outstanding teaching in political science, American Political Science Association and Pi Sigma Alpha, 2001; grant from Pew Foundation Trust, 1998.


Of Time and Judicial Behavior: Time Series Analyses of United States Supreme Court Agenda-setting and Decision-making, 1888-1997, Susquehanna University Press (Selinsgrove, PA), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Paths to State Repression: Human Rights Violations and Contentious Politics, edited by Christian Davenport, Rowman & Little-field (Lanham, MD), 2000; and Striking First: The Preemptive Doctrine and the Reshaping of U.S. Foreign Policy after September 11th, edited by Chris J. Dolan and Betty S. Glad, Palgrave-Macmillan (New York, NY), 2004. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, Social Science History, American Journal of Political Science, Social Science Quarterly, Judicature, American Review of Politics, Fordham Urban Law Journal, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, and Review of Policy Research.

WORK IN PROGRESS: The State of Judicial Selection, with Mark S. Hurwitz, publication by M. E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY) expected in 2006.



University of Central Florida Web site, (December 4, 2004), "Drew Noble Lanier."