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Benjamin Bishin


2221 Watkins Hall
(951) 827-4637
e-mail: ben.bishin@ucr.edu

Benjamin G. Bishin is Associate Professor of political science at the UC Riverside. His interests include questions of democracy, representation, identity and ethnicity, public opinion and legislative politics. He is author of Tyranny of the Minority: The Subconstituency Politics Theory of Representation and recipient of the 2001 Jewell-Loewenberg Award for the best paper on Legislative Politics, and the 2011 Bailey Award for the best paper on gay and lesbian politics. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in venues including: American Journal of Political Science, American Politics Research, American Review of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Journal of Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Public Choice, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Analysis, Political Research Quarterly, Public Integrity, and Polity. He received his PhD from UCLA in 2001 and was Research Fellow at the Harvard MIT Data Center for 2000-2001. From 2001-2006 he served as Assistant Professor at the University of Miami.



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