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William Hudson


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Department Chairperson, Political Science

Contact Information:
Howley Hall 319


Ph.D. - Political Science, Brown University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Public Policy, Public Administration, Liberal Arts Honors

Awards and Honors:

Paul J. Weber Award, Religion and Politics Section - American Political Science Association
Faculty Research Award - American Association of University Professors (Providence Chapter)
Award for Best Paper at the 1985 Meeting - Southwest Political Science Association
Outstanding Chapter Member Award - American Society for Public Administration (Rhode Island Chapter)
Phi Beta Kappa - Indiana University

Selected Publications:

Hudson, William. (2013). A Citizen's Guide to Deficit and Debt: The Politics of Taxing, Spending, and Borrowing. New York, New York: Routledge.

Hudson, William. (2013). American Democracy in Peril: Eight Challenges to America's Future 7th edition. Washington, DC: CQPress.

Hudson, William. (2008). The Libertarian Illusion. CQ Press.

Hudson, William., Oldmixon, Elizabeth. (2008). “When Church Teachings and Policy Commitments Collide: Perspectives on Catholics in the U.S. House of Representatives. Politics and Religion1 (1)

Recent Presentations:

Hudson, William., American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, "Session: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Civic Learning". September, 2013.

Hudson, William., Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA, "Advice and Admonitions for New Instructors". January, 2011.

Hudson, William., American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, "Getting a Job at a Teaching Institution- and Succeeding". August, 2010.

Hudson, William., American Political Science Association, Toronto, Canada, "Educating Students to be Global Citizens". September, 2009.

Hudson, William., American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, "Getting a Job at a Teaching Institution and then Succeeding". August, 2008.