Irwin L. Morris

Named Distinguished Professor

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Teaching and Research Interests

American institutions, public policy, political economy, southern politics

Projects

Movers, Stayers, and the Partisan Transformation of 21st Century Southern Politics. Under contract. Oxford University Press.


Publications

Reactionary Republicans: How the Tea Party in the House Paved the Way for Trump’s Victory. 2018. With Bryan Gervais. Oxford University Press.

The Clinton Impeachment: Where are They Now?  With Nicholas S. Miras. 2018. In The Politics of Impeachment. Edited by Margaret Tseng. Washington, DC: Westphalia Press (Policy Studies Organization).

The Rational Southerner: Black Mobilization, Republican Growth, and the Partisan Transformation of the American South. 2012 (Paperback edition, 2014). With M.V. Hood III and Quentin Kidd. Oxford University Press.

The American Presidency. 2010. Cambridge University Press. (Textbook)


Presentations

Movers, Stayers, and the Partisan Transformation of Southern Politics. 2019. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC.

When Parties Tweet: Assessing and Explaining Incivility in State Legislatures. 2019. With Bryan Gervais. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX.

Responsibilities

Executive Director, SPIA

Education

  • PhD in Political Science from UNC-CH, 1994
  • MA in Political Science from UNC-CH, 1991
  • BA in Political Science from Furman University, 1989