About Dr. Poole

Keith T. Poole
Philip H. Alston Jr. Distinguished Chair
Department of Political Science
School of Public and International Affairs
Baldwin Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602

Send E-Mail To: ktpoole@uga.edu

Ph.D. University of Rochester

His research interests include American Political-Economic History, Congress, Economic Growth and Entrepreneurship, and the Political-Economic History of Railroads. He is the author or coauthor of over 50 articles as well as the author of Spatial Models of Parliamentary Voting, Cambridge University Press, 2005), a coauthor of Political Bubbles: Financial Crises and the Failure of American Democracty (Princeton University Press, 2013), Polarized America: The Dance of Ideology and Unequal Riches (MIT Press 2006; 2nd edition 2016), Ideology & Congress (Transaction Press 2007), and of Congress: A Political-Economic History of Roll Call Voting (1997). He has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the Carnegie-Bosch Foundation, and the Center for Political Economy.