Michael S. Pendleton
Chair and Associate Professor
Campus Address: Classroom Building B218-B
Doctor of Arts, Idaho State University, 1978; BA, Warren Wilson College, 1975
Associate Professor of Political Science, 2010-
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance, 1998-2010
Associate Professor of Political Science, 1988-1998
Chair of Political Science Department, 1994-1998
Assistant Professor of Political Science, 1981-1988
Assistant Professor of Economics and Political Science, 1979-1981
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, Texas Tech University, 1978-1979
American Politics, History of American Public Policy and the Building of State Capacity; Environmental Policy; Political Parties; American Political Thought
Courses Usually Taught
In Political Science: American Political Thought; American Public Policy; American Political Parties; Environmental Policy; Defense Policy; Urban Ethnic Politics; Political Analysis.
Selected Publications/Grants Funded, etc.:
“Ernest Wende and Buffalo’s Transition to Modern Public Health Policy,” "New York History, The Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Society,” (Fall, 2009), pp.287-312.
“We Are Coming Father Abraham, 300,000 Strong or Somewhere Thereabouts: Buffalo and the 'Militia Draft' of May- December, 1862,” Paper presented at the Annual National Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April, 2009.
Panel Chair, “Real (and Imagined) Characteristics of Parties and Ideologies,” Annual National Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 24, 2010.