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Joseph Luders

Joseph
Luders

David and Ruth Gottesman Chair in Political Science; Associate Professor of Political Science

BA, Evergreen State College,
MA, New School for Social Research,
PhD, New School for Social Research,

Joseph E. Luders is the David and Ruth Gottesman Associate Professor of Political Science. He is currently chair of the Department of Political Science. His research interests include American racial politics, social movements, civil rights politics and policy, and American political development. His recent book The Civil Rights Movement and the Logic of Social Change (Cambridge University Press 2010) provides a general theoretical explanation for social movement outcomes. He has published articles in the American Journal of Sociology and Polity as well as reviews in Perspectives on Politics and Presidential Studies Quarterly. He has twice been selected as Senior Class Professor (secular studies) and was the recipient of the Dean Karen Bacon Award for Outstanding Junior Faculty. He was a Mellon Fellow in the Special Project on Contentious Politics at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Palo Alto, CA) and has received research funding from the National Science Foundation.

luders@yu.edu
212-340-7849

Beren campus - Stanton Hall (245 Lexington)
Room#805

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Fall 2018
Fundamentals of Pol Sci
POLI 1501

 

Honors Prog Senior Project I
POLI 4910H

 

Issues: American Public Policy
POLI 1105

 

Topics in Amer. Politics
POLI 2190

 

Spring 2018
Honors Prog Senior Project II
POLI 4920H

 

Independent Study
POLI 4901

 

Intro to American Politics
POLI 1101

 

Political Science Internship
POLI 4742

 

Race Religion in Amer Pol
POLI 2175

 

Topics
POLI 2199

 

Topics
PSYC 4925

 

Fall 2017
American Social Movements
POLI 2160

 

Fundamentals of Pol Sci
POLI 1501

 

Honors Prog Senior Project I
POLI 4910H

 

Seminar: Amer. Politics
POLI 3175

 

Social Movements:
SOCI 1436

 

Summer 2017
Honors Prog Senior Project II
POLI 4920H

 

Internship
POLI 4741

 

Spring 2017
Honors Prog Senior Project II
POLI 4920H