Charles J. Finocchiaro

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science

 
 
::Recent Papers::


Parties and the Politics of Pork in the U.S. Senate (with M. Crespin)

Constituent Service, Agency Decision Making, and Legislative Influence on the Bureaucracy in the Post-Civil War Era

Credit Claiming, Party Politics, and the Rise of Legislative Entrepreneurship in Congress


Distributive Politics, the Electoral Connection, and the Antebellum U.S. Congress: The Case of Military Service Pensions (with J. Jenkins)

::Recent Publications::


Responsiveness and Electoral Accountability in the U.S. Senate (with B. Kassow) American Politics Research

Consensus, Conflict, and Partisanship in House Decision Making: A Bill-Level Examination of Committee and Floor Behavior (with J. Carson & D. Rohde) Congress & the Presidency

Elections and the Politics of Pork in the U.S. Senate (with M. Crespin) Social Science Quarterly

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::Spring 2013 Teaching::


POLI 760: American Government and Politics
  
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Previous courses

 
       
 
::Introduction::


Charles J. Finocchiaro is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of South Carolina. His research and teaching interests cover the fields of American politics and research methodology, with a particular focus on American political institutions (especially the U.S. Congress) and congressional elections.

Professor Finocchiaro earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University, where he was a Fellow in the Political Institutions and Public Choice Program.

For more information about his research, classes, or to contact him, navigate the links at the top of this page.

 

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