“The ‘Other’ American Elections: Midterm Elections in American History”
Dr. Andrew E. Busch is Crown Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow at Claremont McKenna College, where he teaches courses on American politics and government. He is the author or co-author of more than two dozen scholarly chapters and articles, as well as thirteen books, including: Horses in Midstream: U.S. Midterm Elections and Their Consequences, 1894-1998; Ronald Reagan and the Politics of Freedom; The Front-Loading Problem in Presidential Nominations; The Constitution on the Campaign Trail: The Surprising Political Career of America’s Founding Document; Truman’s Triumphs: The 1948 Election and the Making of Postwar America; and After Hope and Change: The 2012 Elections and American Politics. Busch served as Associate Dean of the Faculty at CMC from 2006-2009 and in 2009-2010 was Ann and Herbert W. Vaughan Visiting Fellow in the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is currently Director of the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at CMC. Busch received his B.A. from the University of Colorado and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He lives in Rancho Cucamonga, California with his wife Melinda and children Katie, Daniel, and Elizabeth.