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R. Douglas Arnold

William Church Osborn Professor of Public Affairs
Princeton University

R. Douglas Arnold is jointly appointed in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He has broad interests in American politics, with special interests in congressional politics, national policymaking, representation, the mass media, and Social Security. The author of Congress and the Bureaucracy: A Theory of Influence; The Logic of Congressional Action; and Congress, the Press, and Political Accountability, he also edited Framing the Social Security Debate: Values, Politics, and Economics. He has been a research fellow at the Brookings Institution, a Guggenheim Fellow, a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation, a recipient of grants from the Ford, Dirksen, Earhart, and National Science Foundations, and the recipient of the Richard F. Fenno prize in legislative studies. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ph.D. Yale University.

POL 541
WWS 322
WWS 521
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Articles and Papers
Wilson School

Congress and the Bureaucracy
The Logic of Congressional Action
Congress, the Press, and Political Accountability
The Logicv of Congressional Action
Framing the Social Security Debate
Issues in Privatizing Social Security