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How Partisanship Is Fracturing American Democracy, and Why We Need More of It

How Partisanship Is Fracturing American Democracy, and Why We Need More of It

Picture of Lee Drutman
November 15, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Event Speaker: 
Lee Drutman, senior fellow in the Political Reform program at New America
Event Sponsor: 
THE MUNRO LECTURESHIP FUND AND THE LANE CENTER
Biography: 

Lee Drutman is a senior fellow in the Political Reform program at New America. He is the author of The Business of America is Lobbying (Oxford University Press, 2015) and winner of the 2016 American Political Science Association's Robert A. Dahl Award, given for "scholarship of the highest quality on the subject of democracy."

Drutman also teaches in the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies at The Johns Hopkins University. Prior to coming to New America, Drutman was a senior fellow at the Sunlight Foundation and has worked in the U.S. Senate and at the Brookings Institution. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. from Brown University.