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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 co-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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Spring 2018
Honors Prog Senior Project II
POLI 4920H
Spring 2018
Independent Study
POLI 4901
Spring 2018
Intro to American Politics
POLI 1101
Spring 2018
Political Science Internship
POLI 4742
Spring 2018
Race Religion in Amer Pol
POLI 2175
Spring 2018
Topics
POLI 2199
Spring 2018
Topics
PSYC 4925
Fall 2017
American Social Movements
POLI 2160
Fall 2017
Fundamentals of Pol Sci
POLI 1501
Fall 2017
Honors Prog Senior Project I
POLI 4910H