Bruce Buchanan, II


Bruce  Buchanan, II
Professor Emeritus, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
Professor, Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts and Ideas, College of Liberal Arts

Email: bruceb@austin.utexas.edu

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Bruce Buchanan's specialties include presidential politics, American political institutions and public policy. He has authored several books, among them are "The Presidential Experience" (Prentice-Hall, 1978) and "The Citizen's Presidency" (Congressional Quarterly, 1987). Professor Buchanan served as executive director of the Markle Commission on the Media and the Electorate, a project described in Electing A President: The Markle Commission Research on Campaign '88 (University of Texas, 1991). He was the project director for the Markle Foundation Studies of the 1992 and 1996 presidential campaigns, which led to his 1996 book, "Renewing Presidential Politics" (Rowman and Littlefield) and "The Policy Partnership: Presidential Campaigns and American Democracy" (Routledge: 2004). Dr. Buchanan's most recent publications include his book entitled "Presidential Power and Accountability" (Routledge, 2013) and his article “Citizen Oversight of Presidential Performance” (Presidential Studies Quarterly, 2016).

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David Ochsner (primary)
512-475-9712
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Rachel White (primary)
512-471-2689
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