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Donald Gross


Ph.D., University of Iowa


Full Professor, received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa after receiving his B.A. from Colorado State University. His research and teaching interests include campaign finance, legislative politics, political parties, and executive branch politics. He is the author of articles which have appeared in leading professional journals such as American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, and American Journal of Political Science. His recent book, The States of Campaign Finance Reform, focuses on the effects of reform in gubernatorial elections. His current research continues to focus on issues associated with campaign finance reform. Area of Specialization - Campaign Finance, Legislative Politics, Political Parties, and Executive Branch Politics.

Selected Publications:
  • "Campaign Finance Data," in Encyclopedia of Social Measurement, Academic Press, San Diego, forthcoming, 2004.
  • "Money Matters in Party-Centered Politics: Campaign Speding In Korean Congressional Elections," Co-authored with Kihong Eom, Myungsoon Shin, and Young Jin, forthcoming, 2004 Electoral Studies.
  • The States of Compaign Finance: Consequences of Campaign Finance Laws in Gubernatorial Elections, co-authored with Robert K. Goidel, Ohio State University Press, Columbus, OH., 2003, 131 pages.